Hepatopulmonary syndrome-discussion of cardiopulmonary parameters.


We report a 70-year-old man with hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) in C liver cirrhosis. Hypoxemia worsened markedly, especially on exertion, while the hepatic function was clinically stable. Contrast echocardiography, 99mTc macroaggregated albumin (99mTcMAA) lung scan, and pulmonary angiography were performed. The findings suggested the presence of both… (More)


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