Austrian consensus guidelines on the management and treatment of portal hypertension (Billroth III)

Thomas Reiberger, Andreas Püspök, Maria Schoder, Franziska Baumann-Durchschein, Theresa Bucsics, Christian Datz, Werner Dolak, Arnulf Ferlitsch, Armin Finkenstedt, Ivo Graziadei, Stephanie Hametner, Franz Karnel, Elisabeth Krones, Andreas Maieron, Mattias Mandorfer, Markus Peck-Radosavljevic, Florian Rainer, Philipp Schwabl, Vanessa Stadlbauer, Rudolf StauberHerbert Tilg, Michael Trauner, Heinz Zoller, Rainer Schöfl, Peter Fickert

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Abstract

The Billroth III guidelines were developed during a consensus meeting of the Austrian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ÖGGH) and the Austrian Society of Interventional Radiology (ÖGIR) held on 18 February 2017 in Vienna. Based on international guidelines and considering recent landmark studies, the Billroth III recommendations aim to help physicians in guiding diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in patients with portal hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-158
Number of pages24
JournalWiener Klinische Wochenschrift
Volume129
Issue numberSuppl 3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Austria
  • Carbazoles/therapeutic use
  • Carvedilol
  • Comorbidity
  • Early Medical Intervention
  • Esophageal and Gastric Varices/prevention & control
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage/prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Portal/diagnosis
  • Liver Cirrhosis/diagnosis
  • Mass Screening
  • Propanolamines/therapeutic use
  • Propranolol/therapeutic use
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Timolol/therapeutic use

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