Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor 2017-2019

 

Editor-in-Chief:

Tom MOREELS

 

Deputy Editor:

Nicolas LANTHIER

 

Short Review



The endocannabinoid system and its role in the pathogenesis and treatment of cardiovascular disturbances in cirrhosis


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It has been known for over half a century that liver cirrhosis is associated with abnormal cardiovascular function. Although the mechanisms underlying the association of portal hypertension and hyperdynamic circulation have been intensively investigated during the past decades, the results are still inconclusive. This review focuses on the role that the endocannabinoids and their receptors could play in the pathogenesis of the cirrhotic cardiomyopathy, as well as on the treatment options that they offer. (Acta gastroenterol. belg., 2013, 76, 195-199). [Product Details...]