M J Serwacki

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PURPOSE To assess the prevalence of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in asymptomatic patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patients (pts) with symptoms of decompensation of liver cirrhosis, ascites, and no signs indicating SBP were included to our study. Exclusion criteria include: 1/ clinical symptoms of infection, 2/(More)
Renal failure is a major factor impacting liver transplant outcomes. Renal functional impairment predicts decreased survival, leading to increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence, risk factors, and resolution of acute kidney injury (AKI) among liver transplant recipients during the operative hospital stay. We(More)
Pediatric interventional catheterization is an expanding specialty with a range of mature, emerging, and investigative procedures and technologies. Many dysfunctional obstructions and/or shunts caused by congenital heart defects may be treated or significantly palliated in the catheterization laboratory. These include valvar pulmonary or aortic stenosis,(More)
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