This format isn’t very intuitive especially for an old guy. I think I may have muddled through to actually send a message. I think its good that we undertake some further parsing of the nomenclature to address this occasional but uncommon group of illnesses that I think are best are best united by the presence of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. I wonder if its not best to parse these further by associated or underlying conditions.
SH Caldwell, MD, FAASLD
University of Virginia