Peri and postoperative pulmonary complications among cirrhotic individuals Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Intraoperative Complications
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Lung Diseases
  • Postoperative Complications

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 hepato-pulmonary syndrome and porto-pulmonary hypertension in liver transplant recipients is also presented.

publication date

  • December 2004

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 16249972

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 207

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 15

number

  • 4