Late recurrence and rapid evolution of severe hepatopulmonary syndrome after liver transplantation.

@article{Krowka1999LateRA,
  title={Late recurrence and rapid evolution of severe hepatopulmonary syndrome after liver transplantation.},
  author={Michael J. Krowka and G. A. White J. A. Vaccaro H. M. Wiseman and Jeffery L. Steers and Russell H. Wiesner},
  journal={Liver transplantation and surgery : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={451-3}
}
Recurrence of hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) in an adult has never been reported. We describe a 23-year-old woman who initially underwent OLT because of debilitating and severe HPS associated with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Although the clinical resolution of HPS was well documented day 117 post-OLT… CONTINUE READING