Management of Pulmonary Complications in Pretransplant Patients

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Abstract

This article addresses the most common pulmonary issues that affect liver transplant candidates. Pretransplant diagnostic criteria of these pulmonary problems in liver transplant patients are reviewed. Successful pulmonary management schemes and caveats are described. Risks for liver transplant are emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)765-777
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in liver disease
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2011

Keywords

  • Hepatic hydrothorax
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Overnight oximetry
  • Portopulmonary hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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