Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacterascites prevalence in asymptomatic cirrhotic outpatients undergoing large-volume paracentesis.

@article{Castellote2008SpontaneousBP,
  title={Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacterascites prevalence in asymptomatic cirrhotic outpatients undergoing large-volume paracentesis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Castellote and Ana Girbau and Sandra Maisterra and Nadia Charhi and Raquel Ballester and Xavier Xiol},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={256-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacterascites prevalence in asymptomatic cirrhotic patients on large-volume paracentesis is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and bacterascites prevalence in a prospective cohort of cirrhotic outpatients following large-volume paracentesis with low… CONTINUE READING