Evaluation of pleural fluid in patients with cirrhosis.


Although fluid analysis usually is the first step toward identifying the cause of pleural effusion in patients with cirrhosis and ascites, there are no available data on the reliability of this approach, therefore, we retrospectively evaluated hematologic and biochemical parameters from pleural fluid analysis in 21 patients with hepatic hydrothorax (with… (More)


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@article{Ackerman1997EvaluationOP, title={Evaluation of pleural fluid in patients with cirrhosis.}, author={Zvi Ackerman and Tayler Reynolds}, journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology}, year={1997}, volume={25 4}, pages={619-22} }