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Hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) measurement is the difference between [[Hepatic vein|hepatic venous]] [[wedge pressure]] (HVWP) and free [[Hepatic vein|hepatic venous]] pressure (FHVP). HVPG reflects the intra-[[sinusoidal]] [[pressure]]. HVPG is measured through insertion of a [[catheter]] in right [[internal jugular vein]].
  
 
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Overview

Hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) measurement is the difference between hepatic venous wedge pressure (HVWP) and free hepatic venous pressure (FHVP). HVPG reflects the intra-sinusoidal pressure. HVPG is measured through insertion of a catheter in right internal jugular vein.

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Hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement








References

  1. Boyer TD (2006). "Wedged hepatic vein pressure (WHVP): ready for prime time". Hepatology. 43 (3): 405–6. PMID 16496346. doi:10.1002/hep.21118. 
  2. Chelliah ST, Keshava SN, Moses V, Surendrababu NR, Zachariah UG, Eapen C (2011). "Measurement of hepatic venous pressure gradient revisited: Catheter wedge vs balloon wedge techniques.". Indian J Radiol Imaging. 21 (4): 291–3. PMC 3249946Freely accessible. PMID 22223943. doi:10.4103/0971-3026.90693. 



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