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Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2017) 35 (4): 402–410.
Published Online: 03 May 2017
... hypertension Sodium retention  Hypervolemic hyponatremia Hepatorenal syndrome Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis Ascites is the most common complication in patients with cirrhosis, and approximately 60% of patients with cirrhosis will develop ascites within 10 years this disease is diagnosed [ 1...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
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...