Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written


Document Type


Course Number

NURS 5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan


Portal Hypertension, Chronic Liver Disease, Varices, Increased Hepatic Vascular Resistance

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing


Chronic liver disease plagues the body with many significant complications. One of the more commonly identified complications is portal hypertension (PHT). Without intervention the elevated pressures in PHT will lead to extensive complications, and eventually death

Included in

Nursing Commons



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