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Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a serious complication in patients with cirrhotic ascites. Greater understanding of the pathogenesis and risk factors for the development of SBP recently has improved our ability to prevent and treat the infection. The decreased threshold for performing diagnostic paracentesis in cirrhotic patients coupled with the(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS EndoClot is a novel topical hemostatic powder approved for use in non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. This study examines its impact as rescue therapy in the management of gastrointestinal bleeding for which standard endoscopic therapy failed to achieve hemostasis. METHODS This observational study covered a 24-month(More)
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