peritonitis Archive

Paracentesis and Ascitic Fluid analysis in context of SBP

Indications for diagnostic paracentesis: Cirrhotic patients with ascites at admission Cirrhotic patients with ascites and signs or symptoms of infection: fever, leukocytosis, abdominal pain Cirrhotic patients with ascites who present with a clinical condition that is deteriorating during hospitalization: renal function impairment, hepatic encephalopathy, ...Read More