Complications were identified as cholangitis, liver failure, portal hypertension, gastroesophageal varices, ascites, hypersplenism, hepatopulmonary
syndrome, failure to thrive, and malignancy recorded at any time during the follow-up.
Pulmonary venous congestion results in hepatopulmonary
syndrome, presenting clinically with dyspnea due to pulmonary hypertension.
The dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome revisited: A potentially fatal multisystem disorder with prominent hepatopulmonary
Besides the hepatorenal syndrome this has led to the recognition of new clinical entities, such as cirrhotic cardiomyopathy and the hepatopulmonary
A 57-year-old male with HCV, hepatocellular carcinoma, alcoholic cirrhosis (MELD 26), and hepatopulmonary
syndrome requiring home oxygen underwent an uneventful OLT.
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syndrome (HPS) is a well-established clinical entity in the context of cirrhotic liver disease and is commonly considered where cirrhotic patients suffer from dyspnoea or hypoxia, also where liver transplantation is being considered.
BDL is the only animal model that allows progressive liver damage with long-term follow-up and recreates associated complications such as portal hypertension and hepatopulmonary
With these examination and laboratory findings, we strongly suspected hepatopulmonary
syndrome although he had no overt clinical signs of hepatic cirrhosis.
There were 30 dead cases, among which six cases died of acute esophageal variceal bleeding, five cases died of hepatic encephalopathy, three cases died of multiple metastases of pulmonary combined with infection and respiratory failure, three cases died of obstructive jaundice, two cases died of hepatopulmonary
syndrome, and the other 11 cases died of other complications of liver cancer, such as cachexia, rupture, and hemorrhage.
(2011) Immediate noninvasive ventilation may improve mortality in patients with hepatopulmonary
syndrome after liver transplantation.