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Management of Ascites

  • Michela Triolo
  • Vincenzo La MuraEmail author


Management of ascites ranges from diuretic treatment to liver transplantation. This chapter will describe the widely accepted strategies of treatment for uncomplicated and complicated ascites.


Cirrhosis Ascites Hyponatremia Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis Hepatorenal syndrome Refractory ascites Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medicina Interna, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) San DonatoUniversità degli Studi di MilanoSan Donato MilaneseItaly
  2. 2.Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, U.O.C. Medicina Generale Emostasi e Trombosi, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche per la SaluteUniversità degli studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.CRC “A.M. and A. Migliavacca” Center for liver disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore PoliclinicoUniversità degli studi di MilanoMilanItaly

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