Amy C Chan-Dominy

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Vasodilation after coronary artery bypass surgery is a common complication. Inflammatory mediators influence the expression of alpha1-adrenergic receptors. Do patients requiring high doses of postoperative inotropic support have down-regulated alpha-adrenergic receptors? Is there a characteristic pattern of preoperative inflammatory mediator expression that(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with severe portopulmonary hypertension (PoPH) responsive to medical therapy may be considered for liver transplantation. We present a case of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) resuscitation for PoPH crisis in a child following liver transplantation (LT), and review the literature on management of this challenging setting. (More)
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