Peritonitis

Known as: Unspecified peritonitis, Inflammation of the peritoneum, Peritoneal inflammation 
Inflammation of the peritoneum due to infection by bacteria or fungi. Causes include liver disease, perforation of the gastrointestinal tract or… (More)
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1935-2018
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2015
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND & AIMS Norfloxacin is highly effective in preventing spontaneous bacterial peritonitis recurrence in cirrhosis, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Development of the acute and chronic inflammatory responses known as gout and pseudogout are associated with the deposition of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The nervous system, through the vagus nerve, can down-regulate inflammation in vivo by decreasing the release of tumor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Blood monocytes are well-characterized precursors for macrophages and dendritic cells. Subsets of human monocytes with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Despite significant advances in intensive care therapy and antibiotics, severe sepsis accounts for 9% of all deaths in the United… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND In patients with cirrhosis and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, renal function frequently becomes impaired. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
MAST cells play a detrimental role in IgE-dependent allergic reactions. In contrast, a protective function for mast cells has… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Peritoneal infection and poor ultrafiltration continue to be the major causes of treatment failure in CAPD. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Although spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is considered a precipitating factor of renal impairment in cirrhosis, no study… (More)
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