Ascites

Hepaticfailure[1]

Ascites is a pathologic accumulation of fluid within the abdominal cavity. The fluid can accumulate as an exudate or a transudate.

Ascites is the result of the following process: anatomic/foreign.

Epidemiology

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  • A novel approach to the treatment of ascites associated with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. - M Al-Ramahi, A Leader, P Claman, J Spence - Human Reproduction, 1997 - ESHRE
  • 780.8 Disturbance of memorqj Amnesia (retrograde) - HI Nightmare - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Drainage of ascites as an alternative to abdominal paracentesis in patients with severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, obesity, and generalized edema - A Raziel, S Friedler, M Schachter, D Strassburger - Fertility and sterility, 1998 - Elsevier
  • Acetazolamide and Chlorothiazide in the Treatment of Ascites Due to Cirrhosis of the Liver - RM Myerson, RE Stout, AL Forte - New England Journal of , 1959 - Mass Medical Soc
  • Association between weight gain, blood parameters, and thyroid hormones and the development of ascites syndrome in broiler chickens - D Luger, D Shinder, V Rzepakovsky, M Rusal, S Yahav - Poultry science, 2001 - ps.fass.org
  • A case of acute chylous ascites (non-fatty, pseudochylous, lactescent or milky type) in a boy eight years old - F Huber, HM Silver - Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 1914 - Am Med Assoc
  • Cancer antigen 125 in patients with chronic liver disease - H Devarbhavi, D Kaese, AW Williams, J Rakela - Mayo Clinic , 2002 - Elsevier
  • A tender scrotum and inguinal mass caused by pancreatitis - KL Liu, TC Lee, HP Wang - Clinical Gastroenterology and , 2006 - cghjournal.org
  • Arteriovenous fistula of the splenic vessels producing ascites - WG CASSEL, JA SPITTEL JR, FH ELLIS JR - Circulation, 1957 - Am Heart Assoc
  • Drainage of ascites as an alternative to abdominal paracentesis in patients with severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, obesity, and generalized edema - A Raziel, S Friedler, M Schachter, D Strassburger - Fertility and sterility, 1998 - Elsevier
  • Abdominal wall hernias in the setting of cirrhosis - J Belghiti, F Durand - Seminars in liver disease, 2008 - thieme-connect.com
  • Cardiac tamponade in medical patients - BA Guberman, NO Fowler, PJ Engel, M Gueron - Circulation, 1981 - Am Heart Assoc
  • Ascites with peritoneal involvement in Whipple's disease. Report of a case. - JI Isenberg, SB Gilbert, JL Pitcher - Gastroenterology, 1971 - ukpmc.ac.uk
  • Chylous ascites following abdominal aortic aneurysmectomy. Management with total parenteral hyperalimentation. - AH Meinke - Annals of surgery, 1979 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Adopting guideline review criteria as part of a regional project to improve heart failure management in general practice - D Jeacocke, A Sprogis, J Lowe - British Journal of Clinical , 2002 - emeraldinsight.com
  • Cell-free transmission in adult Swiss mice of a disease having the character of a leukemia - C Friend - The Journal of experimental medicine, 1957 - jem.rupress.org
  • Cardiac decortication (epicardiectomy) for occult constrictive cardiac physiology after left extrapleural pneumonectomy - JG Byrne, AN Karavas, YL Colson - CHEST , 2002 - journal.publications.chestnet.org
  • Cerebrospinal fluid ascites: a complication of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt - DF Dean, IB Keller - Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 1972 - jnnp.bmj.com
  • Of angiotensin II and norepinephrine and blood pressure, electrolyte balance, and aldosterone and cortisol secretion in normal man and in cirrhosis with ascites - RP Ames, AJ Borkowski, AM Sicinski - Journal of Clinical , 1965 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Adenosine deaminase activity in pleural effusions: an aid to differential diagnosis. - MA Piras, C Gakis, M Budroni, G Andreoni - British medical journal, 1978 - bmj.com
  • Chronic constrictive pericarditis: hemodynamic changes following pericardiectomy - OA Adebo, SA Adebonojo, O Osinowo - Journal of the , 1980 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome associated with obstruction of the inferior vena cava: a report of seven cases - J Takeuchi, A Takada, Y Hasumura, Y Matsuda - The American journal of , 1971 - Elsevier
  • Abdominal distension alters regional pleural pressures and chest wall mechanics in pigs in vivo - T Mutoh, WJ Lamm, LJ Embree - Journal of Applied , 1991 - Am Physiological Soc
  • Acute renal failure in patients with cirrhosis: perspectives in the age of MELD - R Moreau, D Lebrec - Hepatology, 2003 - Wiley Online Library
  • Cutaneous and soft-tissue manifestations of sepsis due to gram-negative enteric bacilli - DM Musher - Review of Infectious Diseases, 1980 - cid.oxfordjournals.org
  • Alterations in thoracic duct lymph flow in hepatic cirrhosis: significance in portal hypertension - AE Dumont, JH Mulholland - Annals of surgery, 1962 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Abdominal tuberculosis - MP Sharma, V Bhatia - Indian journal of medical research, 2004 - pneumonologia.gr
  • Acute portal vein thrombosis unrelated to cirrhosis: A prospective multicenter follow‐up study - A Plessier, S Darwish‐Murad - , 2009 - Wiley Online Library
  • Azathioprine hepatotoxicity after liver transplantation - M Sterneck, R Wiesner, N Ascher, J Roberts - , 2005 - Wiley Online Library
  • An evidence-based manual for abdominal paracentesis - A McGibbon, GI Chen, KM Peltekian - Digestive diseases and , 2007 - Springer
  • Ascites and right pleural effusion: demonstration of a peritoneo-pleural communication - J Verreault, S Lepage, G Bisson, A Plante - J Nucl Med, 1986 - ukpmc.ac.uk
  • Abdominal pain and alcohol celiac plexus nerve block - GE THOMPSON, DC MOORE, LD BRIDENBAUGH - Anesthesia & , 1977 - IARS
  • ABC of heart failure: clinical features and complications - RDS Watson, CR Gibbs, GYH Lip - BMJ: British Medical Journal, 2000 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Combined hepatic resection with fenestration for highly symptomatic polycystic liver disease: A report on seven patients - GS Yang, QG Li, JH Lu, N Yang, HB Zhang - WORLD JOURNAL OF , 2004 - pkdiet.com
  • A systemic lymphoproliferative disorder with morphologic features of Castleman's disease: clinical findings and clinicopathologic correlations in 15 patients. - G Frizzera, BA Peterson, ED Bayrd - Journal of Clinical , 1985 - jco.ascopubs.org
  • Acute peritonitis: a rare presentation of chylous ascites - A Lamblin, E Mulliez, L Lemaitre, F Pattou - Annales de , 2003 - ingentaconnect.com
  • Acute fatty liver of pregnancy with hepatic coma and Mallory-Weiss Syndrome: report of a case - PA Douvres, WS Rosenthal, P Metzger - Digestive Diseases and , 1965 - Springer
  • Arterial Blood Gases - CYF Yap, TC Aw - Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare , 2011 - singhealthacademy.edu.sg
  • Of “exercise tests” in connection with venous pressure measurements for the detection of venous obstruction in the upper and lower extremities: A preliminary report - JR Veal, HH Hussey - American Heart Journal, 1940 - Elsevier
  • Alternative diagnoses to stone disease on unenhanced CT to investigate acute flank pain - M Koroglu, JD Wendel, RD Ernst, A Oto - Emergency radiology, 2004 - Springer
  • A Systematic Approach to X-Ray Analysis - K Malagari - Diseases of the Heart, Chest & Breast, 2007 - Springer
  • Adopting guideline review criteria as part of a regional project to improve heart failure management in general practice - D Jeacocke, A Sprogis, J Lowe - British Journal of Clinical , 2002 - emeraldinsight.com

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