Platypnea related to orthodeoxia caused by true vascular lung shunts

N Engl J Med. 1976 Apr 22;294(17):941-3. doi: 10.1056/NEJM197604222941711.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arteriovenous Fistula / complications*
  • Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Dyspnea / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypoxia / etiology
  • Liver Cirrhosis / complications
  • Lung / blood supply*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Posture*
  • Pulmonary Artery
  • Pulmonary Veins
  • Terminology as Topic