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patients with ascites, there is a nonhepatic cause of ﬂuid retention. Successful treatment is dependent on an accu-rate diagnosis of the cause of ascites; e.g., peritoneal car-
patients with chylous ascites.(1) Recommendation 5 Treatment: Pharmacological Diuretics: • Diuretics should be considered in all patients, but has to be evaluated individually. Patients with malignant ascites due to massive hepatic metastases seem to respond
treatment of ascites involves slowing the build-up of the fluid and putting a tube into the abdomen to drain it (known as paracentesis). The ascitic tube (drain) is usually inserted by a doctor, and the procedure can be done in the ward or outpatients clinic.
Ascites Investigation Treatment - Patients with ascites in the intensive care setting should undergo a diagnostic paracentesis to rule out infection
treatment of ascites. Gastroenterology 1988;94:482–487 63. Guevara M, Ca´rdenas A, Uriz J, Gine`s P. Prognosis of patients with ascites and cirrhosis. In: Gine`s P, Arroyo V, Rode´s J, Schrier R, eds. Ascites and Renal Dysfunction in
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY,DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ASCITES IN CIRRHOSIS Vicente Arroyo. Liver Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives Hospital Clinic University of Barcelona
Abstract. Background: Malignant ascites is a frequent problem for ovarian carcinoma patients. Typical symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea and dyspnea reduce quality
Ascites does not require treatment merely because it exists. However, most patients with ascites feel uncom- fortable and their physical activity is limited. Further- more, therapy for ascites is indicated by the impairment of cardiovascular and ...
Chylous ascites following treatment for gynecologic malignancies. Gynecol Oncol 2002; 86: 370-374 26 Camoglio FS, Dipaola G, Cervellione RM, Chironi C, Giacomello L, Zanatta C, Ottolenghi A. Treatment of neonatal
72 Annals of hepatology 2002; 1(2): April-June: 72-79Annals of hepatology 1(2) 2002: 72-79 1 Liver Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Hospital Clinic.
diuretic treatment of ascites in non-azotemic cirrhotic patients. Hepatology 1991;14:231–6. 78 Bernardi M, Laffi G, Salvagnini M, et al. Efficacy and safety of the stepped care medical treatment of ascites in liver cirrhosis: a randomized controlled
Medical Bulletin 27 VOL.14 NO.11 NOVEMBER 2009 Introduction Although anti-viral treatment could delay the progression of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection,
care medical treatment of ascites in liver cirrhosis: a randomized controlled clinical trial comparing two diets with different sodium content. Liver 1993;13:156–162.  Gauthier A, Levy VG, Quinton A. Salt or not salt in the treatment of cirrhotic
Chylous Ascites Siva K Talluri, MD., FACP., Harish Nuthakki, MD., Ashvin Tadakamalla, MD., Jyothsna Talluri, MD., Siddesh Besur, MD. ... She responded to treatment with octreotide and a diet of medium chain triglyceride oil. Conclusion: ...
with cirrhosis and ascites. o First line treatment includes 2 gram per day sodium restricted diet and oral diuretics (spironolactone +/- lasix). o The usual diuretic regimen is single morning doses of 100mg spironolactone and 40mg lasix.
doi: 10.1136/gut.2009.193227 Gut 2010 59: 988-1000 € Martin Rössle and Alexander L Gerbes € hydrothorax: a critical update hepatorenal syndrome and hepatic
Ascites is common in people with cirrhosis and it usually develops when the liver is starting to fail. ... patients will require long term treatment with antibiotics to prevent SBP from recurring. Ascites related hernias: Elevated intra-abdominal pressure can lead to the development of ...
Ascites Treatment z Restricting sodium intake and the promotion of natriuresis with oral diuretics. z Combinations of furosemide and spironolactone - optimal for promoting sodium excretion and sparing potassium. Doses should be titrated to a maximum of
Treatment of Cirrhotic Ascites • Salt restriction – 2 gm sodium • Treat underlying disease – Alcoholic liver disease – Hepatitis B •Diuretics – Distal tubular agent (e.g., spironolactone) – Loop agent (e.g. furosemide) •TIPS
TREATMENT OF ASCITES Treatment Appropriate treatment of patients with ascites depends on the cause of fluid retention. The serum-ascites albumin gradient can be helpful diagnostically, as well as in therapeu-tic in decision making.
Medical treatment of ascites in cirrhosis. J Hepatol 1993;17:S4–9. 55. Runyon BA. Ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. In: Feldman M, Friedman LS, Sleisenger MH, editors. Sleisenger and Fordtran’s gastrointestinal and liver disease. 7th edition.
Treatment of Ascites 6. Patients with ascites who are thought to have an alcohol component to their liver injury should abstain from alcohol consumption. 7. First-line treatment of patients with cirrhosis and ascites
omab for the treatment of malignant ascites due to epithelial cancer: Results of a prospective randomized phase II/III trial. Int J Cancer. 2010, in press. publish with Libertas Academica and every scientist working in your field can read your article
15-50% of the cancer population will develop ascites ... Management of Malignant Ascites: A Review of Current Treatment Options. Retrieved December 23, 2009 from http://www.oncologynursingnews.com/management-of-malignant-ascites-a-
The mouse ascites method for monoclonal antibody production will be considered scientifically justified in cases where no other method provides the quantity and concentration of MAB ... diseases, and in treatment of such diseases as infections and cancer.
Medical treatment of ascites in malignancy should also precede drainage.7 A working diagnosis of the underlying cause of the ascites is important to give a rationale for treatment. Management depends upon the aetiology. If
Treatment of refractory ascites 1. Definition Refractory ascites is defined as fluid overload that is non-responsive to restriction of dietary sodium to 88 mmol/day and maximal-dose diuretic therapy (furosemide + spironolactone), in
HK J Paediatr (new series) 2008;13:130-134 Successful Treatment of Neonatal Idiopathic Chylous Ascites with Total Parenteral Nutrition and Somatostatin
Treatment of Ascites Portal Hypertension No ascites Uncomplicated ascites 1) Grade 2- Salt restriction + diuretics 2) Grade 3 - Large volume paracentesis (LVP) plus iv. Albumin Ædiuretics Refractory ascites Hyponatremia 12. Management of Uncomplicated
Stage Severity of ascites Primary treatment 1 Only detectable by ultrasound General rules 2 Moderate ascites; abdominal distension Diuretic treatment; salt restriction 3 Massive ascites; marked abdominal distension Diuretic treatment, therapeutic
treatment of malignant ascites, even though it is associated with high morbidity. Chemotherapy is usually appropriate as ﬁ rst-line treatment for patients presenting with ascites. However, when ascites recurs, therapeutic
TREATMENT OF ASCITES AND SPONTANEOUS BACTERIAL PERITONITIS Pere Ginès, MD Liver Unit, Hospital Clínic Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
Ascites is the accumulation of protein rich fluid in the peritoneal cavity and can be ... Treatment should therefore be minimally invasive with minimisation of the risk of complications and aimed at the relief of symptoms. This guidance has
CASE REPORT Open Access Treatment of ovarian cancer ascites by intra-peritoneal injection of diphtheria toxin A chain-H19 vector: a case report Aya Mizrahi1*, Abraham Czerniak2, Patricia Ohana1, Smadar Amiur1, Jennifer Gallula1, Imad Matouk1,
free from ascites for 22 months with treatment for one week every two months with spirolactone, 600mg. daily, to which prednisone, 30 mg. daily, and chlorothiazide, 500 mg. twice daily, has been added during the last three days of the week.
cirrhosis and ascites. The classic treatment of this infection should be done with third generation cephalosporins, more specifically with cefotaxime. 19 However, some of the-se patients do not survive even with control of the infection.
TREATMENT OF ASCITES General Concepts • Alcoholic cirrhosis – abstinence from alcohol can result in dramatic improvement • Mainstays of treatment –Na+ restriction (2 g/day) –Oral diuretics • Above not effective in persons without
2004 to identify patients with new onset ascites after diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. Stage at presentation, size and type of primary tumor, treatment received and length of survival after onset of ascites were determined.
tics in the treatment of cirrhotics with tense ascites: Results of a ran-domized study. Gastroenterology 1987;93:234-41. 5. Ochs A. The transjugular intrahepatic portoystemic stent-shunt pro-cedure for refractory ascites. N Engl J Med 1995;332:1192-7.
Malignant Ascites Associated with Carcinoma of the Prostate Muhammad Wasif Saif,MD University of Alabama at Birmingham ... delay the diagnosis and treatment of this hormonally responsive malignancy. INTRODUCTION Carcinoma of the prostate is predomi-
in the treatment of malignant ascites. Current study clearly showed that chemotherapy is becoming popular as a domi-nant treatment options in carefully selected patients with malignant ascites and this is clearly due to progressive suc-
fluid, but might also reduce the production of ascites. Treatment time for our method was, on average, 2.5 hours. It was short and convenient for the patients. Our 2 patients were able to be treated as outpa-tients at an HD center, improving their quality of life.
Inturri P, Graziotto A, Rossaro L. Treatment of ascites: old and new remedies. Dig Dis 1996; 14: 145–156. 10. Parrilla P, Sanchez-Bueno F, Figueras J et al. Analysis of the com-plications of the piggy-back technique in 1,112 liver transplants.
Treatment and prevention of malignant ascites associated with disseminated intraperitoneal malignancies by aggres-sive combined-modality therapy. Am Surg 1997; 63: 137-143 47 Bitran JD. Intraperitoneal bleomycin. Pharmacokinetics and
Pigtail catheter for the treatment of ascites associated with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome M.I.Abuzeid1,2,4, Z.Nassar2, Z.Massaad2, M.Weiss3, M.Ashraf1,2 and M.Fakih2
Treatment of ascites 911 Scand J Gastroenterol Downloaded from informahealthcare.com by HINARI on 02/13/11 For personal use only. Title: Ascites: Pathogenesis and therapeutic principles Author: Søren Møller, MD, DMSc1, Jens H. Henriksen1 and Flemming Bendtsen2
Treatment of Ascites Diuretics – General therapeutic goal Without edema : 1 lb/d weight loss With edema : 1-2 lb/d weight loss If urine Na/K ratio 24 h after diuretics is >1, then 90% of
Treatment of cirrhotic ascites P. Michielsen, University Hospital Antwerp, 10.06.2006 Cirrhosis is the most common cause of ascites and accounts for almost 85% of all cases.
Immunomonitoring Results of Malignant Ascites Treatment with Catumaxomab www.aacrjournals.org Cancer Res; 72(1) January 1, 2012 29. HER2/neu-speciﬁc T-cell proliferation was inhibited by CD4 ...
cial treatment employed to reduce the incidence of asci-tes in broilers and roasters (Arce et al., 1992; Acar et al., 1995). ... ascites incidence was low in all groups, but the birds that had been restricted exhibited an ascites incidence