Direct infusion of ascites into the blood circuit during hemodiafiltration in uremic patients with cirrhosis.

Abstract

Two chronic dialysis patients with massive ascites caused by cirrhosis were treated by infusion of their ascites directly into the blood circuit. This stabilized their hemodynamics during dialysis, facilitating the control of weight gain and ascites, and thus markedly improving their general condition. Long-term use of this therapy was able to prevent the… (More)

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@article{Asakimori2000DirectIO, title={Direct infusion of ascites into the blood circuit during hemodiafiltration in uremic patients with cirrhosis.}, author={Yukiteru Asakimori and Noriaki Yorioka and Jiro Kumagai and Hideki Kawanishi and Shigeru Tsuchiya}, journal={The International journal of artificial organs}, year={2000}, volume={23 4}, pages={232-6} }