Organic nitrates in portal hypertension
Variceal hemorrhage is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in cirrhosis. Pharmacological therapy of portal hypertension aims to arrest acute variceal bleeding, prevent rebleeding or to provide prophylaxis for patients who have not bled. The purpose of this review is to discuss the pharmacology and hemodynamic action of organic nitrates and their clinical use in portal hypertension
Jones, A. L., Hayes, P. C. (1994). Organic nitrates in portal hypertension. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 89 (1), 7-14.