14) These children appear to be far more prone to developing hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) (14) and may be presented for LT consideration through that pathogenic scenario.
What does HPS stand for?
HPS stands for Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
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- Health Professions Student Program (various universities)
- Health Promotion Specialists (various locations)
- Health Promotion Survey
- Heart Protection Study
- Heartland Peony Society (Paola, KS)
- Heat Power Station
- Heat-Pipe Power System
- Heavy Petroleum Stock (liquid fuel)
- Helium Purification System
- Hemophagocytic Syndrome (immune system disorder)
- Heritage Preservation Services (various locations)
- Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (type of albinism)
- Hierarchical Preference Structure
- High Performance Spans (Alcatel)
- High Performance Steel
- High Performance Strategy
- High Performance Substrate (microarchitecture)
- High Performance Switch (IBM)
- High Performance System
- High Performing State (National Rural Health Mission; India)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A Qatari teenager has successfully undergone liver transplant at an Indian hospital after suffering from a condition called hepatopulmonary syndrome due to congenital hepatic fibrosis (CHF).
We present a cyanotic patient with BCS associating with hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS).
Papers cover pathophysiology, natural history, methods of evaluation, new drugs and therapeutic strategies, clinical issues, and emerging topics such as the role of coagulation disturbances, portopulmonary hypertension and the hepatopulmonary syndrome, hepato-renal syndrome, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and non-cirrhotic portal hypertension.
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is considered when patients have a triad of liver disease, increased arterial-alveolar gradient while breathing on room air, and evidence of intrapulmonary vascular abnormalities.
Hepatopulmonary syndrome is an independent predictor of survival in patients with cirrhosis, reported Dr.
Named after his dad's Star Wars hero Luke Skywalker, Luke was diagnosed with hepatopulmonary syndrome, a condition that causes an abnormal function of the lungs.
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is present in 8 to 17% of patients with cirrhosis.