Guidelines on the management of ascites in cirrhosis
- Liver disease: Early signs you may be missing. // Journal of Family Practice;Oct2009, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p514
The article discusses the early signs and symptoms of liver disease and its management. It mentions that cirrhosis has long been linked with high rates of mortality and morbidity. The most effective management of cirrhosis is early detection of symptoms of serious complications. Laboratory...
- Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: An Underrecognized Cause of Cryptogenic Cirrhosis. Clark, Jeanne M.; Diehl, Anna Mae // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/11/2003, Vol. 289 Issue 22, p3000
Cryptogenic cirrhosis is a common cause of liver-related morbidity and mortality in the United States. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now recognized as the most common cause of cryptogenic cirrhosis. However, the diagnosis of cirrhosis in patients with NAFLD appears to be delayed...
- Aszitespunktion: Abdominale Parazentese. Bosshard, Stephan; Müllhaupt, Beat // Praxis (16618157);6/20/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 12, p757
No abstract available.
- Distribution of D-Xylose in Sequestered Fluid Resulting in False-Positive Tests for Malabsorption. Marin, George A.; Clark, Michael L.; Senior, John R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec68, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p1155
Presents a study which determined blood levels and urinary excretion of D-xylose after an oral load in patients with cirrhosis. Information on the accumulation of xylose in ascitic fluid; Materials and methods used in the study; Results and discussion.
- Cirrhotic Ascites. Rocco, Vito K.; Ware, Athol J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct86, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p573
Deals with cirrhotic ascites. Pathophysiology; Diagnosis; Treatment.
- The Kidney in Cirrhosis: II Disorders of Renal Function. Baldus, William P.; Fiechter, Ralph N.; Summerskill, William H.J.; Hunt, James C.; Wakim, Khalil G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Mar64, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p366
Presents studies designed to determine the pattern of changes of various renal functions in patients with cirrhosis, to specify their associations and to correlate them with clinical findings. Effect of presence of ascites; Demonstration of an impairment of renal hemodynamic function before the...
- Diagnosis Ascitic Tap in Cirrhosis. // British Medical Journal;3/29/75, Vol. 1 Issue 5960, p701
Reports the diagnosis of ascites in patients with cirrhosis. Derivation of ascites from hepatic interstitial fluid; Occurrence of pancreatic ascites in alcoholics; Increase in spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
- Renal Function and Systemic Hemodynamics Not Modified by SC Octreotide in Ascites Patients. // Kidney;May/Jun99, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p131
Discusses the abstract of a study entitled `Effect of subcutaneous administration of octreocide on endogenous vasoactive systems and renal function in cirrhotic patients with ascites,' by M. Sabat, C. Guarner, G. Soriano and others, published in the 1998 journal 'Digest Diseases.'
- A SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE OF TRANSJUGULAR INTRAHEPATIC PORTOSYSTEMIC SHUNT (TIPSS) INSERTION FOR REFRACTORY ASCITES IN CIRRHOSIS. Ferguson, J.W.; Chillingworth, S.; Tripathi, D.; Therapondos, G.; Redhead, D.; Hayes, P.C. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA108
Ascites is a common and serious complication of cirrhosis with a 2 year mortality of approximately 50%. The treatment options are limited with only 2 RCTs comparing TIPSS to paracentesis. As a tertiary referral centre we have performed over 550 TIPSS procedures and have audited TIPSS insertion...