Cosima Lenhardt

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To assess the effect of reducing intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) by paracentesis on renal resistive index (RI), hemodynamics and renal function. Uncontrolled trial in a university gastroenterological intensive care unit. Twelve spontaneously breathing cirrhotic patients with hepatorenal syndrome, tense ascites and a clinical indication for paracentesis.(More)
AIM Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a serious complication in patients with liver cirrhosis. In patients with advanced stages of liver cirrhosis plasmatic coagulation and platelet count are often reduced. However, patients with normal coagulation status might carry a high risk for developing PVT. A correlation between coagulation status used in clinical(More)
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