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Research & Reviews  121 results

Salmonella typhimurium as a causative agent of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
BMJ Case Reports; Barry K, Finn A

Apr 24th, 2022 - Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a common complication of liver cirrhosis and abdominal ascites, usually caused by organisms from the Enterobacteriaceae family. A woman in her 40s with a history of alcoholic liver cirrhosis presented to ...

Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis has no effect on the long-term prognosis of cirrhosis...
Annals of Hepatology; Deleuran T, Watson H et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a frequent complication to cirrhosis with an unclear long-term prognosis. We aimed to examine its effect on mortality in two independent patient cohorts. We used Danish healthcare data on cirrhosis patien...

A comparative study on nosocomial and community-acquired spontaneous bacterial peritoni...
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; ELshamy RM, Oda MS et. al.

Mar 31st, 2022 - The serious nature of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in patients with cirrhosis and the need for timely effective empirical antibiotic therapy in the context of the global surge of antimicrobial resistance and changing epidemiology necess...

Overexpression of ascitic interleukin-35 induces CD8+ T cell exhaustion in liver cirrho...
International Immunopharmacology; Yang L, Liu S et. al.

Mar 30th, 2022 - Interleukin (IL) -35 induces immunotolerance by suppression of CD8+ T cells during chronic infections and cancers. In the present study, we amined to investigate the role of IL-35-mediated regulation of CD8+ T cells in patients with liver cirrhosi...

Role of albumin in the treatment of decompensated liver cirrhosis.
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology; Trebicka J

Mar 12th, 2022 - Albumin has been used primarily as a plasma expander, since it leads to an increase in the circulating blood volume. Current generally recommended indications for albumin therapy in cirrhotic patients are the prevention of circulatory dysfunction ...

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Drugs  1 results

ERAXIS® (anidulafungin)

ERAXIS medication page for healthcare professionals to search for scientific information on Pfizer medications. Also find the package insert, announcements, resources, and ways to connect with Pfizer Medical through a variety of channels.

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News  8 results

Stop beta-blockers in spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
Denise Napoli

Jun 1st, 2014 - Nonselective beta-blockers are contraindicated in cirrhosis with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, wrote Dr. Mattias Mandorfer and his colleagues in the June issue of Gastroenterology (doi: 10.

Renal Failure Risk Is Key in Albumin for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
M. Alexander Otto

Jun 4th, 2012 - SAN DIEGO – Cirrhotics with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis probably need albumin only if their total bilirubin is above 4 mg/dL and/or their blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is above 30 mg/dL, according to transplant hepatologist Dr. James Burton.

Management of Ascites

Apr 5th, 2011 - Ascites: Overview Ascites is the pathologic collection of fluid within the peritoneal cavity and is often the result of cirrhosis of the liver.[1] Malignant disorders are the next most common cause. Ascites will develop within 10 years of diagnosi...

Oral Norfloxacin vs Intravenous Ceftriaxone for the Prophylaxis of Bacterial Infection in Cirrhotic Patients With Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Dec 14th, 2006 - Norfloxacin vs Ceftriaxone in the Prophylaxis of Infections in Patients With Advanced Cirrhosis and Hemorrhage Fernandez J, Ruiz del Arbol L, Gomez C, et al Gastroenterology. 2006;131:1049-1056 It has been well recognized that the development of b...

Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: Recent data on incidence and treatment
Mansour A. Parsi, MD, Ashish Atreja, MD et. al.

Jul 1st, 2004 - ABSTRACTRecent studies have shown that spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is more common than previously thought among patients admitted to the hospital with cirrhotic ascites. Other recent studies have clarified which antibiotic regimens are.

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