Liver Transplantation for High Output Heart Failure Secondary to HHT: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
- *Corresponding Author:
- Saleh Elwir MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Minnesota, 406 Harvard St. SE
MMC 36, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: August 11, 2015 Accepted date:August 31, 2015Published date: September 07, 2015
Citation: Elwir S, Martin CM, Chinnakotla S, Reding M, Lake J, et al. (2015) Liver Transplantation for High Output Heart Failure Secondary to HHT: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Gastrointest Dig Syst 5:331. doi:10.4172/2161-069X.1000331
Copyright: © 2015 Elwir S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Liver involvement in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) can lead to high output heart failure. We report a case of a patient with HHT who developed high output heart failure that failed to respond to maximal medical therapy who eventually underwent liver transplantation with resolution of symptoms.