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Vol 16, No 5 (2021)
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Liver transplantation in a patient with Budd-Chiari syndrome as a factor decreasing autonomic system dysfunction and risk of sudden cardiac death

Piotr Koprowicz1, Ewa Trzos2, Justyna Ciupińska3, Zbigniew Deroń3, Małgorzata Kurpesa4, Jarosław D. Kasprzak4, Tomasz Rechciński4
Folia Cardiologica 2021;16(5):325-327.

Abstract

The authors present the impact of liver transplantation in a patient with Budd-Chiari syndrome on the improvement of autonomic system function and decrease the risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD). The case shows that not only implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is a factor protecting patients with cirrhosis against SCD, but also liver transplantation itself.

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