For patients or caregivers looking for support and information on HPS diagnosis, treatment and care.
For Healthcare Practitioners
For healthcare practitioners looking for information and resources about HPS, including how to refer patients.
For researchers interested in HPS research initiatives and opportunities for collaboration.
The Canadian Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS) Program is a unique, specialized Canadian clinical and research program for patients with hepatopulmonary syndrome.
Who We Are
The Canadian Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS) Program is a unique specialized Canadian clinical and research program for patients with hepatopulmonary syndrome.
The program includes the Toronto and Montreal HPS clinics.
Newly Referred Patients
Your doctor may have referred you to the Hepatopulmonary Syndrome Clinic but you may not be sure as to why you were referred. You can find out more about what to expect from your appointment to the HPS clinic and learn more about HPS to help you prepare for your visit.
Asking Your Doctor to Refer You
If you have liver disease and are short of breath and/or have low oxygen levels, you may have hepatopulmonary syndrome. Since HPS is a rare disease, it can be difficult to diagnose and many physicians may not have come across anyone with this disease
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