Screen for portopulmonary hypertension, especially in liver transplant candidates

Karen L. Swanson, Michael J. Krowka

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Abstract

Pulmonary artery hypertension may develop in some patients with liver disease and portal hypertension. Although pulmonary artery hypertension may be asymptomatic in its early stages, it should be looked for especially if a patient is a candidate for liver transplantation, as it may make transplantation riskier.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-136
Number of pages16
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Volume75
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2008

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