Acid-base disturbance in patients with cirrhosis: relation to hemodynamic dysfunction.

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PURPOSE Acid-base disturbances were investigated in patients with cirrhosis in relation to hemodynamic derangement to analyze the hyperventilatory effects and the metabolic compensation. METHODS A total of 66 patients with cirrhosis and 44 controls were investigated during a hemodynamic study. RESULTS Hyperventilatory hypocapnia was present in all… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000382

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