All publications of “Lucas Homercher Galant”

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Ventilatory support and hospital stay after liver transplant in cirrhotic patients with hepatopulmonary syndrome

José Leonardo Faustini Pereira, Lucas Homercher Galant, Eduardo Garcia, Luis Henrique Telles da Rosa, Ajácio Bandeira de Mello Brandão, Cláudio Augusto Marroni

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4081

ABSTRACT Objective To compare mechanical ventilation time, need for non-invasive ventilation, length of intensive care unit stay, and hospital stay after liver transplant in cirrhotic patients with and with no diagnosis of hepatopulmonary syndrome. Methods This was a prospective cohort study with a convenience sample of 178 patients (92 with hepatopulmonary syndrome) who were diagnosed as alcoholic or hepatitis C virus cirrhosis. The statistical analysis included Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and Students t test. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 16.0, and […]