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World J Hepatol. Mar 27, 2015; 7(3): 607-615
Published online Mar 27, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i3.607
Figure 1
Figure 1 Increase of hepatic venous pressure gradient in liver fibrosis. A: In normal liver, wedge pressure is equivalent to hepatic sinusoidal pressure; B: In cirrhosis, pressure is equivalent to that in the portal vein, and then wedge pressure can be considered equivalent to the portal vein pressure. WHVP: Wedged hepatic venous pressure; FHVP: Free hepatic venous pressure.