Case Report

Hepato-Pulmonary syndrome and Porto-Pulmonary Hypertension: Rare combination cause of Hypoxemia in patient with end-stage renal failure on Hemodialysis and hepatitis C Induced Decompensated Cirrhosis

Awad Magbri*, Mariam El-Magbri and Eussera El-Magbri

Published: 18 December, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 008-012

The case is that of 83 year-old African American man with hypertension, hepatitis C induced decompensated cirrhosis with ascites, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on hemodialysis, fluid overload with peripheral edema and chronic hypotension. The patient was referred to the dialysis access center of Pittsburgh, PA for evaluation of his prolonged bleeding from the left upper arm brachial-basilic arterial-venous fistula (BBAVF).

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Hepato-pulmonary syndrome; Porto-pulmonary hypertension; Hypoxemia; Cirrhosis; End-stage renal disease; Contrast echocardiography; Pulmonary arterial pressure; Left ventricular end-diastolic volume; Pulmonary hypertension


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