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Vol 2, No 2 (2003): Polish Palliative Medicine
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Published online: 2003-02-05
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Ascites

Joanna Terlikiewicz, Leszek Marciniak
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2003;2(2):105-109.

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Vol 2, No 2 (2003): Polish Palliative Medicine
Artykuły poglądowe
Published online: 2003-02-05

Abstract


Ascites may occur in about 15–50% of patients with cancer. This article presents causes, pathophysiology and diagnosis of ascites and gives an overview of methods which are used to treat patients.

Abstract


Ascites may occur in about 15–50% of patients with cancer. This article presents causes, pathophysiology and diagnosis of ascites and gives an overview of methods which are used to treat patients.
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Keywords

ascites; diuretic therapy; paracentesis; intraperitoneal therapy; peritoneovenous shunting

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Title

Ascites

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 2, No 2 (2003): Polish Palliative Medicine

Pages

105-109

Published online

2003-02-05

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2003;2(2):105-109.

Keywords

ascites
diuretic therapy
paracentesis
intraperitoneal therapy
peritoneovenous shunting

Authors

Joanna Terlikiewicz
Leszek Marciniak

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