Risk Stratification and Management of Portal Hypertension and Varices in Cirrhosis

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 23, 2023

Last Updated Month/Year

October 27, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D008103 - Liver Cirrhosis, D006975 - Hypertension, Portal, D004932 - Esophageal and Gastric Varices


risk stratification, cirrhosis, varices, portal hypertension, liver disease

Source Citation

Kaplan, David E.1; Bosch, Jaime2,3; Ripoll, Cristina4; Thiele, Maja5; Fortune, Brett E.6; Simonetto, Douglas A.7; Garcia-Tsao, Guadalupe8. AASLD practice guidance on risk stratification and management of portal hypertension and varices in cirrhosis. Hepatology ():10.1097/HEP.0000000000000647, October 23, 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/HEP.0000000000000647