Re: post ans to this Q

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Posted by zak from IP 72.75.8.51 on August 16, 2013 at 08:20:50:

In Reply to: post ans to this Q posted by zak on July 17, 2013 at 00:10:01:

Hi eveyone ,

the ans is A

this pt. has platypnea (dyspnea in the upright posture) and orthodeoxia (oxygen desaturation in upright posture)
which is noted in patients with cirrhosis of the liver and is due to increased right to left shunt from gravitational forces.

the source of the q is Mayo clinic Board review.

sorry 4 the delay.

zak

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