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Ascites (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

ascites fluid, acute ascites, ascites due to pancreatic disease, ovarian cancer and ascites, hypothyroidism and ascites, shortness of breath and ascites, abdominal ascites, types of ascites, peritonitis and ascites, liver disease and ascites, cirrhosis and ascites, alcohol abuse and ascites, liver failure and ascites, Budd-Chiari syndrome and ascites, heart failure and ascites, nephrotic syndrome and ascites, paracentesis for ascites, liver shunt for ascites, TIPS for ascites, liver transplant and ascites, Meigs syndrome and ascites

Authors and Editors

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

References:

Runyon, BA. "AASLD Practice Guidelines. Management of Adult Patients with Ascites Due to Cirrhosis: An Update." Hepatology, Vol. 49, No. 6, 2009


Last Editorial Review: 9/16/2009 11:51:33 AM

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