Management of Pulmonary Complications in Pretransplant Patients

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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
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 2011


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology


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