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Treatment of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel .
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Summary of Treatment of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Treatment of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect treatment of hepatopulmonary syndrome
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Outcome Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-c Notable - See study
Following 250mg of garlic oil ingestion for a variable 9-18 months, two thirds of the group given supplementation reversed their status of having hepatopulmonary symptoms (1 person in placebo) and the mortality rate during followup was greatly reduced.