Roberto J Groszmann MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases

Research Interests

Ascites; Cirrhosis; Portal Hypertension; Variceal Bleeding more...


  • M.D., Buenos Aires Natl. Univ., 1964

Selected Publications

  • Qamar AA, Grace ND, Groszmann RJ, Garcia-Tsao G, Bosch J, Burroughs AK, Maurer R, Planas R, Escorsell A, Garcia-Pagan JC, Patch D, Matloff DS, Makuch R Portal Hypertension Collaborative Group. Platelet count is not a predictor of the presence or development of gastroesophageal varices in cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2008 Jan47(1):153-9.
  • Lee CH, Loureiro-Silva MR, Abraldes JG, Iwakiri Y, Haq O, Groszmann RJ. Decreased intrahepatic response to alpha(1)-adrenergic agonists in lipopolysaccharide-treated rats is located in the sinusoidal area and depends on Kupffer cell function. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Jun22(6):893-900. Epub 2007 May 13.
  • Ripoll C, Groszmann R, Garcia-Tsao G, Bosch J, Grace N, Burroughs AK, Planas R, Escorsell A, Garcia-Pagan JC, Makuch R, Patch D, Matloff DS and the Portal Hypertension Collaborative Group. Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient Predicts Clinical Decompensation in Patients with Compensated Cirrhosis. Gastroenterology Aug 133(2):481-488, 2007.



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