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Recommended Conferences for Portal Hypertension

Portal Hypertension

As per available reports Portal Hypertension Involves 12 Conference proceedings, 3 National Symposiums are presently dedicated exclusively to Portal Hypertension and about 6 Open Access articles are being published on Portal Hypertension.

Portal hypertension is defined as a portal vein pressure greater than 10 mmHg (250 mm water column). Normal portal venous pressure is 5 to 10 mmHg. Pressure in the portal vein of the patients with portal hypertension exceeds 25 cm water column.Clinical Research and Interventions. Portal Hypertension Entities like Basic Science of Obesity and Overweigth .The phenomena of increased pressure in this venous circulation produce a wide array of hemodynamic and metabolic consequences, including some of the most lethal and distressing complications.

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Scope and Importance:
Portal hypertension refers to abnormally high pressure in the hepatic portal vein. Clinically significant portal hypertension is defined as an hepatic venous pressure gradient of 10 mm Hg Portal hypertension and cirrhosis produce a hyperdynamic circulation, with splanchnic vasodilatation, increased cardiac output, arterial hypotension, and hypervolaemia. There is salt and water retention, ascites and hyponatraemia. The portal hypertension itself is difficult to treat effectively, except by treating the underlying cause (where possible) and liver transplantation.
The most common cause of portal hypertension is cirrhosis of the liver. Cirrhosis is scarring which accompanies the healing of liver injury caused by hepatitis, alcohol, or other less common causes of liver damage. In cirrhosis, the scar tissue blocks the flow of blood through the liver and slows its function.
As portal hypertension produces no symptoms it is usually diagnosed following presentation with decompensated chronic liver disease encephalopathy, ascites or variceal bleeding. Its treatment includes endoscopic therapy and medication.

Market Analysis:
The global portal hypertension therapeutics market is estimated to be valued at $1.7 billion in 2011. It is expected to grow to $1.9 billion at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.0% by 2019. This slow growth is due to the slow increase in the prevalent population, the domination of the market by generics and low likelihood of new product launches during the forecast period.

International symposium and workshops:

1. 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference ,

  June 29- July 2, 2015, San Diego, USA
2. 17th International Conference on Obesity

   May 25 - 26, 2015, London, United Kingdom.
3. 8th World class Riga Diabetes & Obesity

   July 2-3, 2015, Riga, LATIVIA.

List of Best International Conferences:

1.       Thyroid Disorders and Treatment Conference

           February 29-March 02, 2016 Philadelphia, USA

  2.       5th Childhood Obesity Conference

         May 12-14, 2016 Chicago, USA

  3.       5th Clinical Nutrition Conference

         November 28-30, 2016 San Antonio, USA

 4.       12th Diabetes Meeting and Therapeutics Expo

         September 29-October 1, 2016 Toronto, Canada

 5.       Obesity Congress

          August 08-10, 2016 Toronto, Canada

 6.       13th Diabetes Conference

          August 08-10, 2016 Birmingham, UK

 7.       Targeting Diabetes and Novel Therapeutics Conference

          September 14-16, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

 8.       8th Diabetes Expo

          November 03-05, 2015 Valencia, Spain

 9.       2nd Hormones and Steroids Summit

          June 23-25, 2016 New Orleans, USA

10.   11th Diabetes Conference and Expo

          July 11-13, 2016 Brisbane, Australia

11.   The XIII Obesity Conference

            May 1-4, 2016 Vancouver, BC

12.   8th Diabetes and Obesity Conference

            July 2-3, 2015 Riga, Latvia

13.   8th  Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference

          June 29- July 2, 2015, San  Diego, USA


Relevant Society and Associations:

1. Association for the Study of Obesity
2. The Obesity Society
3. All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity
4. Stronger associations of obesity with prehypertension and hypertension in young women than in young men
5. International Association for the Study of Obesity
6. Texas Obesity Research Center
7. NIFA Obesity & Healthy Weight
8. PAHO Obesity Resources
9. ASTHO Obesity and Wellness
10. National Collaborative on Childhood
11. APA Resources on Obesity
12. AHRQ Obesity Research
13. NIH Health Information on Obesity
14. NIH Obesity Research
15. Boston Nutrition Obesity
16. Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity
17. Associations of obesity with socioeconomic and lifestyle factors in middle-aged and elderly men: European Male Aging Study
18. Association of obesity with anxiety, depression and emotional well-being: a community survey
19. World Obesity Federation
20. European Association for the Study of Obesity.


1. Fierce Pharma.
2. Zafgen.
3. Arena Pharmaceuticals.
5. Orexigen Therapeutics.
6. Food and Beverage Marketing.
7. McKinsey.
8. United HealthOne.
9. CNBC.
10. Fast Feed.
11.Cato Unbound.


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