The hepatopulmonary syndrome: radiologic findings in 10 patients.

  title={The hepatopulmonary syndrome: radiologic findings in 10 patients.},
  author={H. Page McAdams and Jeremy Erasmus and Richard Crockett and John Mitchell and J. David Godwin and Vincent G. McDermott},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={166 6},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to review the radiologic manifestations of the hepatopulmonary syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed clinical records, chest radiographs, 99m Tc-macroaggregated albumin (MAA) perfusion lung scans, chest CT scans, and pulmonary angiograms of 10 patients with proven hepatopulmonary syndrome. RESULTS Chest radiographs showed basilar, medium-sized (1.5-3.0 mm) nodular or reticulonodular opacities in all cases. CT was done in eight… CONTINUE READING


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