Occurrence of hepatopulmonary syndrome in patients with cirrhosis who are candidates for liver transplantation.

@article{Macdo2010OccurrenceOH,
  title={Occurrence of hepatopulmonary syndrome in patients with cirrhosis who are candidates for liver transplantation.},
  author={Liana Gonçalves de Mac{\^e}do and Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes and Maria de F{\'a}tima Pessoa Milit{\~a}o de Albuquerque and Brivaldo Markman-Filho and Fl{\'a}vio Henrique Amaral Pires V{\'e}ras and Ana Carolina Chiappetta Correia de Ara{\'u}jo and {\'A}lvaro Ant{\^o}nio Bandeira Ferraz},
  journal={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={432-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the occurrence of hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) in patients with cirrhosis who are candidates for liver transplantation; to compare demographic, clinical, laboratory, and spirometric characteristics, as well as echocardiography results, arterial blood gas analysis, and severity of liver disease between the groups of patients with and without HPS; and to describe the occurrence of HPS in the subgroup of patients with cirrhosis and schistosomiasis mansoni (mixed liver… CONTINUE READING
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