Recent pulmonary observations in α1-antitrypsin deficiency, primary biliary cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis C, and other hepatic problems

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Abstract

Patients with metabolic, immunologic, viral, and other types of hepatic disorders can have a spectrum of complicating pulmonary abnormalities. The natural history of these associations is poorly understood. Significant reversibility in hepatic and pulmonary dysfunction, however, has been well documented in the era of organ transplantation. The continued relationship among pulmonologists, hepatologists, and transplant surgeons hopefully will provide enlightening data on these interesting clinical associations, their natural histories, and their response to evolving therapeutic approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-82
Number of pages16
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

    Fingerprint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

Cite this