Growth hormone cocktail improves hepatopulmonary syndrome secondary to hypopituitarism: A case report
Wen Ji, Jiang-Feng Mao, Xi Wang, Xue-Yan Wu, Department of Endocrinology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
Min Nie, Department of Endocrinology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing 100730, China
Hong-Bing Zhang, Department of Physiology, Collaborative Innovation Center for Cancer Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences and School of Basic Medicine, Beijing 100005, China
Author contributions: The patient was followed by Ji W under Wu XY’s guidance; Nie M, Mao JF, and Zhang HB reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; Wang X analyzed and interpreted the imaging findings; all authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81771576 and No. 81971375; and the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation, No. 7202151 and No. 7212080.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report and any accompanying images.
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Corresponding author: Xue-Yan Wu, MD, Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, No. 1 Shuai Fuyuan, Dong Cheng District, Beijing 100730, China. email@example.com
Received: February 8, 2021
Peer-review started: February 8, 2021
First decision: March 29, 2021
Revised: April 2, 2021
Accepted: April 20, 2021
Article in press: April 20, 2021
Published online: June 26, 2021