Clinical risk factors for portopulmonary hypertension Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hypertension, Portal
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary

abstract

  • Female sex and autoimmune hepatitis were associated with an increased risk of portopulmonary hypertension, whereas hepatitis C infection was associated with a decreased risk in patients with advanced liver disease. Hormonal and immunologic factors may therefore be integral to the development of portopulmonary hypertension.

publication date

  • July 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2824885

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/hep.22275

PubMed ID

  • 18537192

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 196

end page

  • 203

volume

  • 48

number

  • 1