Characteristics of ascitic fluid in cardiac ascites.


OBJECTIVE Cardiac ascites remains a rare entity with unique clinical and pathogenetic features that are not adequately recognized by clinicians. The purpose of this study was to contribute towards elucidating the nature of cardiac ascites. MATERIAL AND METHODS We describe a series of 26 ascitic fluid samples from eight patients with cardiac ascites that… (More)


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@article{Christou2007CharacteristicsOA, title={Characteristics of ascitic fluid in cardiac ascites.}, author={Leonidas G Christou and Michael S Economou and Georgios Economou and Theophilos M Kolettis and Epameinondas Tsianos}, journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology}, year={2007}, volume={42 9}, pages={1102-5} }