" The guy's tachypneic, hypoxic with a normal pulmonary exam. ...overall acid-base status. Is his hypoxia from shunting due to hepatopulmonary syndrome? PE? Low-grade aspiration? Atelectasis from... "
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Hepatopulmonary Syndrome & Hypoxia
23.2% of the posts that mention Hepatopulmonary Syndrome also mention Hypoxia (16 posts)
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" ...and hypoxemia in the upright position are called platypnea and orthodeoxia ..they are seen in hepatopulmonary syndrome ..the... "
" ...cirrhotic patient, acute respiratory distress syndrome was aggravated by hepatopulmonary syndrome causing life-threatening hypoxaemia not controlled by standard supportive measures. The use of... "
" ...dysfunction.Because of that pt. become hypoxic especially on sitting .You must exluded other cause of hypoxia before labelling it hepatopulmonary syndrome.(rare... "
" In medicine, hepatopulmonary syndrome is a syndrome of shortness of breath and hypoxemia (low oxygen levels in the ...I'd go with: SOB: 786.05 Hypoxemia: 799.02 (for lack of a... "
" Hypoxia in a patient with advanced ...hypertension. 2- Hepatopulmonary syndrome. 3- Pleural ...clinically differentiate between hepatopulmonary syndrome and portopulmonary hypertension.... "
" ...about hypoxia in end stage liver disease - hepatohydrothorax, hepatopulmonary syndrome and portopulmonary hypertension -... "
" ...not be associated with PLATYPNEA. 1. Hepatopulmonary syndrome (Intrapulmonary shunting) Changing from a ...regions with increased shunting and hypoxia 2. interatrial shunts (PFO):... "
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