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Dig Dis (2020) 38 (4): 320–328.
Published Online: 02 October 2019
...Ioannis Bellos; Konstantinos Kontzoglou; Amanda Psyrri; Vasilios Pergialiotis Background and Aims: Refractory ascites represents a significant complication of decompensated cirrhosis, associated with increased mortality rates. The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate whether response...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2019) 37 (3): 239–246.
Published Online: 09 January 2019
...Yohei Kida Aims: Ascites is one of the major complications in advanced cirrhotic patients. Tolvaptan is a non-peptide orally available arginine vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist. We investigated and found that tolvaptan therapy improved the prognosis and predictive factor of cirrhotic patients...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2016) 34 (4): 387–390.
Published Online: 11 May 2016
...Alexander L. Gerbes Background: Renal failure in cirrhosis may be due to various causes. While treatment for patients with ascites and hepatorenal syndrome is established, recent attention has been focused on acute kidney injury (AKI) in cirrhosis. Key Messages: The reduction of centrally effective...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (1996) 14 (3): 145–156.
Published Online: 04 November 2008
...Paolo Inturri; Agnese Graziotto; Lorenzo Rossaro Ascites is a common complication of chronic liver disease. Treatment of the underlying liver disease with modalities such as abstinence from alcohol in Laennec’s cirrhosis, phlebotomy in hemochromatosis, copper removal in Wilson’s disease...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2005) 23 (1): 56–64.
Published Online: 19 May 2005
... and refractory ascites. The thirteen randomized studies that are available to date show that survival is comparable in patients receiving TIPS or endoscopic treatment for acute or recurrent variceal bleeding. Another group comprises patients with refractory ascites and related complications, such as hepatorenal...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2005) 23 (1): 39–46.
Published Online: 19 May 2005
...Todd A. Sheer; Bruce A. Runyon Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a bacterial infection of ascitic fluid in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. The modifier ‘spontaneous’ distinguishes this from surgical peritonitis. The infecting organisms are usually enteric gram-negatives which have...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2005) 23 (1): 47–55.
Published Online: 19 May 2005
... hypertension with a transjugular intrahepatic portacaval shunt are effective treatments of HRS, and many serve as a bridge to liver transplantation, the treatment of choice in these patients. 19 5 2005 Cirrhosis Ascites Hepatorenal syndrome Vasoconstrictors TIPS Review Article Dig Dis...
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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2005) 23 (1): 30–38.
Published Online: 19 May 2005
...Andrés Cárdenas; Vicente Arroyo Patients with cirrhosis have significant abnormalities in their fluid and electrolyte balance; this is manifested mainly by the development of ascites and edema. Ascites is the most common complication of patients with cirrhosis and its development constitutes...