Quick Tips: Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

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Today’s post is on hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS). Feedback is welcome!

 

Links to the referenced articles

Rodriguez-Roisin R and Krowka MJ. NEJM 2008 – a nice overview of hepatopulmonary syndrome

Fallon MB et al. Gastroenterology 2008 – a prospective multicenter study showing the impact of HPS on quality of life and survival 

Angeli P et al. J Hepatol 2018 – EASL Clinical Practice Guideline document on management of decompensated cirrhosis, including HPS

Arguedas MR et al. Clin Gastroenterol and Hepatol 2007 – prospective study on the utility of pulse oximetry in the diagnosis of HPS

Ayer VN et al. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2013 – a nice case series demonstrating the favorable long-term outcomes of liver transplantation in patients with HPS

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