- Experience. Mayo Clinic is one of the nation's leading treatment and research centers for liver diseases, and Mayo Clinic doctors are experienced in treating hepatopulmonary syndrome.
- Good results. People with hepatopulmonary syndrome who receive a liver transplant at Mayo can expect long-term outcomes similar to other people who receive liver transplants — a greater than 70 percent survival rate after five years.
- Teamwork. Liver, lung and transplant specialists work closely together to diagnose and treat hepatopulmonary syndrome.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for respiratory disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked high performing for respiratory disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for respiratory disorders.
Nov. 19, 2012