Hepatopulmonary syndrome: report of one case.

  title={Hepatopulmonary syndrome: report of one case.},
  author={Cheng-Nan Yeh and Jieh-Neng Wang and Y J Yang and Jing-ming Wu and C Yao},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi},
  volume={46 4},
Hepatopulmonary syndrome consists of a triad of chronic liver disease, hypoxemia, and intrapulmonary vascular dilatation in the absence of primary cardiac or pulmonary diseases. Though this complication has been described in as many as 4-29% of patients with liver disease, its clinical manifestations are often subclinical. The standard diagnostic tests for… CONTINUE READING