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Chest 2003; 123:562−576 Pulmonary involvement is common in patients with portal hypertension and can manifest in diverse ways. Changes in pulmonary arterial resistance, manifesting either as the hepatopulmonary syndrome or portopulmonary hypertension, have been increasingly recognized. Portopulmonary hypertension is defined as an elevated PAP in the setting of increased pulmonary vascular resistance and normal wedge pressure in a patient with portal hypertension. Decousus H, Leizorovicz A, Parent F, et al.

The fourth line of therapy is supportive—directed at the consequences of PAH. General measures include pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations in addition to the avoidance of pregnancy, highaltitude exposure, tobacco, and medications such as appetite suppressants, decongestants, and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents. In addition, the following supportive treatments are available: 1. Anticoagulation: Patients with PAH should receive long-term anticoagulation therapy. indd 31 insufficiency, and inactivity.

Risk of fatal pulmonary embolism in patients with treated venous thromboembolism. JAMA 1998; 279:458−462 Among patients with symptomatic PE or DVT who are treated with anticoagulation therapy for 3 months, the occurrence of fatal PE is rare during and after anticoagulant therapy. However, patients presenting with PE are more likely to die of recurrent PE than are patients presenting with DVT. Gabbay E, Reed A, Williams TJ. Assessment and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension: an Australian perspective in 2006.

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