Paracentesis

Known as: Aspiration and Puncture, Paracenteses, Drainage and Puncture 
A procedure in which a thin needle or tube is put into the abdomen to remove fluid from the peritoneal cavity (the space within the abdomen that… (More)
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1937-2018
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) has been shown to be effective in the control of refractory or… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS The transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) has been shown to be more effective than repeated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND In patients with cirrhosis and ascites, creation of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt may reduce the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND & AIMS Therapeutic paracentesis may be associated with a circulatory dysfunction, manifested by a marked increase of… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND & AIMS Paracentesis associated with plasma expanders is widely used for the treatment of ascites in cirrhosis. This… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND/AIMS Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts reduce portal pressure and can control ascites in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND There is no satisfactory treatment for refractory ascites in patients with cirrhosis. Both peritoneovenous shunts and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
It has recently been shown that repeated large-volume paracentesis associated with intravenous albumin infusion is a rapid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
To investigate whether paracentesis could be an alternative therapy for ascites, 117 cirrhotics with tense ascites were randomly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A prospective study of 229 abdominal paracenteses performed on 125 patients with ascites revealed only two major complications… (More)
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