Ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in fulminant hepatic failure

@article{Dhiman2000AscitesAS,
  title={Ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in fulminant hepatic failure},
  author={Radha Krishan Dhiman and Govind Kumar Makharia and Sanjay Jain and Yogesh Chawla},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={95},
  pages={233-238}
}
OBJECTIVE:Although presence of ascites has been reported in patients with fulminant hepatic failure (FHF), spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) has not been studied in a large group of such patients. Hence, the present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence and prognostic significance of ascites and SBP in FHF patients.METHODS:Two hundred ninety… CONTINUE READING