[Guidelines for diagnosis and management of cirrhotic ascites and its complications. The Israeli Association for the Study of the Liver].

Emanuel Sikuler, Zvi Ackerman, Marius Braun, Yaakov Baruch, Refael Bruck, Rifaat Safadi, Amir Shlomai, Ziv Ben-Ari, Association for the Study of the Liver Israeli Association for the Study of the Liver

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Abstract

Ascites is the most common manifestation of decompensated liver cirrhosis. The life expectancy of cirrhotic patients developing uncomplicated ascites is 50% for 3 years. Refractory ascites, electrolyte imbalance, hepato-renal syndrome and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis may develop. Successful treatment can improve symptoms and outcomes. This article summarizes the Israeli Association for the Study of the Liver guidelines for diagnosis and management of cirrhotic ascites and its complications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)705-708, 719
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume151
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012

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