Albumin improves the response to diuretics in patients with cirrhosis and ascites: results of a randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Gentilini1999AlbuminIT,
  title={Albumin improves the response to diuretics in patients with cirrhosis and ascites: results of a randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Paolo Gentilini and Vincenzo Casini-Raggi and G Di Fiore and Roberto Giulio Romanelli and Giampiero Buzzelli and Massimo Pinzani and Giorgio La Villa and Giacomo Laffi},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={639-45}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Diuretic treatment of ascites could result in intravascular volume depletion, electrolyte imbalance and renal impairment. We investigated whether intravascular volume expansion with albumin exert beneficial effects in cirrhosis with ascites. METHODS In protocol 1, 126 cirrhotic inpatients in whom ascites was not relieved following bed rest… CONTINUE READING
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