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Portal hypertension


What is portal hypertension and how is it treated? What is the function of the liver? What happens when the liver is diseased?

An animated video has been specially created for children and parents interested in this subject, to better understand portal hypertension.

Created by Pre Valérie McLin (Attending Physician, Swiss pediatric liver center ,and Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pediatric Nutrition Unit, HUG), this clip has been produced by the Toysfilms company, thanks to the support of the Gourgas Foundation.

Click on the picture to view the video: