Surgical intervention among cirrhotic individuals carries a high risk for peri-and postoperative complications. We review the literature regarding the frequency and consequences of pulmonary complications in cases of cirrhosis. The experience with hepatopulmonary syndrome and portopulmonary hypertension in liver transplant recipients is also presented.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2004|
- Portopulmonary hypertension
- Pulmonary complications
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