A quantitative measurement of peritoneal drainage in malignant ascites.

@article{Bronskill1977AQM,
  title={A quantitative measurement of peritoneal drainage in malignant ascites.},
  author={Michael J. Bronskill and R. S. Bush and G{\"u}nter Ege},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1977},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={2375-80}
}
With a two-compartment model, a method is described for quantitative determination of peritoneal drainage rates in malignant ascites. Data on twenty-four patients are presented and comparison is made with the qualitative assessment of the integrity of diaphragmatic and mediastinal lymphatics on the basis of lymphoscintigrams. It is concluded that flow rates… CONTINUE READING