Cardiovascular determinants of survival in cirrhosis

Lee, Samuel S.; Hongqun Liu
June 2007
Gut;Jun2007, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p746
Academic Journal
The article comments on the study concerning cardiovascular determinants of survival in cirrhosis, published within the issue of the journal. The authors remark that the question posed by the study is which organ failure played a greater role in post-transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt mortality. They assert that the study underscores the need to examine cardiac function as a prognostic factor in patients with cirrhosis undergoing cardiovascular stresses.


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