Idiopathic noncirrhotic portal hypertension (INCPH) is a rare disorder in the Western world (1 ). Most studies were performed more than 15 years ago enrolling patients for more than a decade earlier. The last decade only two small cohort studies have been reported in literature. As a result, many aspects of this disorder remain to be elucidated. This thesis aims to investigate the morphological features, etiology, prevalence and clinical outcome of patients with INCPH.

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Keywords INCPH, hypertension, etiology
Promotor H.L.A. Janssen (Harry)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor Printing of this thesis has been financially supported by: the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC, Roche, Gilead Sciences, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Bayer HealthCare, Zambon, Ferring, Hitachi Medical Systems B.V. en Astellas
ISBN 978-94-6169-364-8
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/51474
Schouten, J.N. (2013, April 19). Etiology and Clinical Outcomes of Idiopathic Nondrrhotic Portal Hypertension. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/51474