Portal Hypertension and Cirrhosis

These posts are subsets of the ones on Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (Cholangetis).

At Risk for Esophageal Varices and I Nearly Bleed Out from a Gastric Ulcer: How Weird Is That?

My first bleed. And it well could have been a portal hypertension bleed, after all.

Another Bloody August. Mysteries and Muddles. And Hospitalists.

My second bleed.

Third Time Around: PBC, Portal Hypertension, and a Routine Bleed

You guessed it: third bleed.

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, and the Frustration of Knowing There’s No Way of Knowing What I Need to Know.

On exploratory endoscopy.

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, My Perfect Endoscopy Results and My Fourth Bleed

Was it a tear or a nick? Bloody mess, all the same.

PBC, Bleeding Varices. Bleeds 5 and 5.5. Or 6

This is getting old.

PBC Bleed 7. The Vesuvius Within Me. Crashing in the Same Car.

Really old.

Cameron’s Erosion Erupts (Again): Bleed the Eighth

Just another manifestation of a portal hypertension bleed.

Always Bleeding from the Same Scar: Bleeds 9 and 10

Bleed 11, An Exploratory Endoscopy, Bleed 12, Injectafer Again

My 13th — and Perhaps Final — Portal Hypertension Bleed

The next set deal with topics related to end-stage liver disease. Portal hypertension is one, of course, but presumably now will not be among my torments.

In Which a Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Is Installed in My Liver

Hepatic Encephalopathy: On Knowing I Didn’t Know What I Knew I Know