A Case Report of Portopulmonary Hypertension Precipitated by Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt

Jasmine H. Tatah, E. Kenneth Weir, Kurt W. Prins, Thenappan Thenappan

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Abstract

We report here a case of portopulmonary hypertension following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e193-e196
JournalCHEST
Volume159
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
FUNDING/SUPPORT: K. Prins is funded by grant NIH K08 HL140100, the Cardiovascular Medical Research and Education Fund, a Lillehei Heart Institution Cardiovascular Seed Grant, and the United Therapeutics Jenesis Award. T. Thenappan is supported by Cardiovascular Medical Research and Education Fund and the Minnesota Futures Grant.

Funding Information:
Financial/nonfinancial disclosures: The authors have reported to CHEST the following: K. P. served on an advisory board for Actelion and receives grant funding from United Therapeutics. T. T. served on an advisory board for Actelion and Gilead. None declared (J. T. and E. W.).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2020 American College of Chest Physicians

Keywords

  • Abernethy malformation
  • cirrhosis
  • portal hypertension
  • pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • pulmonary vascular remodeling

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