Comparison of spontaneous ascites filtration and reinfusion with total paracentesis with intravenous albumin infusion in cirrhotic patients with tense ascites

S. Bruno, M. Borzio, M. Romagnoni, P. M. Battezzati, S. Rossi, A. Chiesa, M. Podda

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Abstract

Objective - To compare the effectiveness and safety of spontaneous ascites filtration and reinfusion and total paracentesis plus intravenous albumin infusion in cirrhotic patients with tense ascites. Design - Randomised trial of the two treatments. Setting - Teaching hospital and district general hospital in Milan. Patients - 45 consecutive cirrhotic patients with recurrent tense ascites and urinary sodium excretion rate

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1655-1658
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume304
Issue number6843
Publication statusPublished - Jun 27 1992

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