Peri and postoperative pulmonary complications among cirrhotic individuals

Murat Aladaǧ, Ahmet Gürakar, Imran Nizami, A. S. Dahr, Harlan Wright, Anthony Sebastian, Bakr Nour

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-212
Number of pages6
JournalTurkish Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume15
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatopulmonary
  • Portopulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary complications
  • Syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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    Aladaǧ, M., Gürakar, A., Nizami, I., Dahr, A. S., Wright, H., Sebastian, A., & Nour, B. (2004). Peri and postoperative pulmonary complications among cirrhotic individuals. Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, 15(4), 207-212.