Liver Transplantation for Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS): What Is the MESSAGE?
Article first published online: 4 MAR 2008
©2008 The Authors Journal compilation © 2008 The American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Journal of Transplantation
Volume 8, Issue 5, pages 911–912, May 2008
How to Cite
Krowka, M. J. and Fallon, M. B. (2008), Liver Transplantation for Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS): What Is the MESSAGE?. American Journal of Transplantation, 8: 911–912. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2008.02190.x
- Issue published online: 14 APR 2008
- Article first published online: 4 MAR 2008
- Received 31 December 2007, revised 20 January 2008 and accepted for publication 27 January 2008
Hepatopulmonary syndrome can receive MELD exception for liver transplantation, but additional syndrome specifics should be reported to the SRTR to further understand the waitlist and long-term impact of exception. See also article by Sulieman et al in this issue on page 954.