Portal Hypertension VI

Proceedings of the Sixth Baveno Consensus Workshop: Stratifying Risk and Individualizing Care

  • Roberto de Franchis
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Risk Stratification and Prognosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jayant A. Talwalkar
      Pages 9-18
  3. Screening and Surveillance: Invasive and Noninvasive Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Bogdan Procopet, Annalisa Berzigotti
      Pages 31-37
    3. Salvador Augustin, Mónica Pons, Begoña Santos, Meritxell Ventura, Joan Genescà
      Pages 39-49
    4. Laurent Castera
      Pages 51-62
    5. Avik Majumdar, Massimo Pinzani
      Pages 63-72
    6. Thomas D. Boyer
      Pages 73-76
    7. Annalisa Berzigotti, Thomas Boyer, Laurent Castera, Massimo Pinzani, Roberto de Franchis, Joan Genescà
      Pages 77-80
  4. Changing Scenarios I: Impact of Etiological Therapy for Cirrhosis and of Anti-fibrotic Therapy on Portal Hypertension

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Rafael Bañares, Luis Ibáñez-Samaniego
      Pages 105-110
    3. Jaime Bosch, Rafael Bañares, Virginia Hernandez-Gea, Markus Peck-Radosavljevic, Emmanouil A. Tsochatzis, Alexander Zipprich et al.
      Pages 135-136
  5. The Gut Microbiome and Cirrhosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Jasmohan S. Bajaj
      Pages 169-184
  6. Changing Scenarios II: What to Do After Successful Cure of the Etiologic Factor

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Carlo Merkel, Aleksander Krag
      Pages 187-194
    3. Manuela Merli, Roberto J. Groszmann
      Pages 215-224
    4. Àngels Escorsell, Julio D. Vorobioff
      Pages 225-234
    5. Aleksander Krag, Àngels Escorsell, Roberto Groszmann, Vincenzo La Mura, Manuela Merli, Marika Rudler et al.
      Pages 235-238
  7. Management of the Acute Bleeding Episode

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Puneeta Tandon, Ian M. Gralnek, Gin-Ho Lo, Lars Aabakken, Frederik Nevens, Juan Carlos Garcia-Pagán
      Pages 241-259
    3. Càndid Villanueva, James O’Beirne, Christophe Bureau, Dominique Thabut
      Pages 261-279
    4. Juan Carlos Garcia-Pagàn, Lars Aabakken, Christophe Bureau, Ian Gralnek, Gin Ho Lo, Frederik Nevens et al.
      Pages 281-285
  8. Controversies and Challenges in Pediatrics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
  9. Prevention of Further Decompensation (Ascites, Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hepatic Encephalopathy)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, Cristina Ripoll, Salvador Augustin, Thomas Reiberger, Agustin Albillos, Richard Moreau et al.
      Pages 303-309
    3. Agustin Albillos, Juan G. Abraldes, Cristina Ripoll, Thomas Reiberger, Salvador Augustin, Francesco Salerno et al.
      Pages 311-316
    4. Thomas Reiberger, Richard Moreau, Cristina Ripoll, Agustin Albillos, Salvador Augustin, Francesco Salerno et al.
      Pages 317-332
    5. Cristina Ripoll, Salvador Augustin, Thomas Reiberger, Richard Moreau, Francesco Salerno, Agustin Albillos et al.
      Pages 333-339
    6. Salvador Augustin, Agustin Albillos, Cristina Ripoll, Juan G. Abraldes, Francesco Salerno, Richard Moreau et al.
      Pages 341-353
    7. Juan G. Abraldes, Francesco Salerno, Salvador Augustin, Cristina Ripoll, Thomas Reiberger, Richard Moreau et al.
      Pages 355-363
    8. Juan G. Abraldes, Augustin Albillos, Salvador Augustin, Richard Moreau, Thomas Reiberger, Cristina Ripoll et al.
      Pages 365-367
  10. Vascular Diseases of the Liver in Cirrhotic and Non-cirrhotic Portal Hypertension: Coagulation, Anti-coagulation, Anti-platelet Drugs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369
    2. Massimo Primignani
      Pages 371-376
    3. Frank W. G. Leebeek
      Pages 411-420

About these proceedings


This book will be an excellent tool for practitioners seeking an update on the latest developments in the diagnosis and management of cirrhosis and portal hypertension. Among the topics addressed are risk stratification, prognosis, screening and surveillance, impact of etiological and antifibrotic therapy, the gut microbiome and cirrhosis, prevention of decompensation/further decompensation, management of the acute bleeding episode, controversies in pediatrics, and vascular diseases of the liver in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic portal hypertension. The book is a compilation of lectures and important consensus statements from the Sixth Baveno International Consensus Workshop on Portal Hypertension, the most recent of a series of workshops held every 5 years for hepatologists with an interest in the field. Portal Hypertension VI will serve as a reference book for clinical and research fellows in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and should inspire new research projects in the areas identified as promising by the experts of the Baveno VI Faculty.


Endoscopic therapy Management of cirrhosis Prevention of decompensation Variceal hemorrahge Vascular disease of the liver Vasoactive drugs

Editors and affiliations

  • Roberto de Franchis
    • 1
  1. 1.Gastroenterology UnitLuigi Sacco University HospitalMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23017-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23018-4
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