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World J Hepatol. Jun 27, 2010; 2(6): 208-220
Published online Jun 27, 2010. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v2.i6.208
Physiopathology of splanchnic vasodilation in portal hypertension
María Martell, Mar Coll, Nahia Ezkurdia, Imma Raurell, Joan Genescà
María Martell, Mar Coll, Nahia Ezkurdia, Imma Raurell, Joan Genescà, Liver Diseases Laboratory, Liver Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Institut de Recerca, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona 08035, Spain
Author contributions: Martell M, Coll M, Ezkurdia N and Raurell I drafted the various sections of the manuscript and made figures and illustrations; and Genescà J did the original design and approved the final version of the paper.
Supported by the Grants from the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, No. SAF2006-0314, and from the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, No. SAF2009-08354
Correspondence to: Maria Martell, PhD, Liver Diseases Laboratory p006, Institut de Recerca Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Pg Vall d’Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain.
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Received: January 14, 2010
Revised: June 9, 2010
Accepted: June 16, 2010
Published online: June 27, 2010
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