Ascites characterisation


Ascites characterisation

Related articles:
Refractory ascites
Liver cirrhosis follow-up
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS)
Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS)
Hepatic Encephalopathy grade
King’s College criteria for liver transplantation

Overview of ascites characterisation by calculating the SAAG (Serum-Ascites Albumin Gradient). Grading of ascites. Contraindications to paracentesis.

Ascites characterisation
Grading ascites
Contraindications to paracentesis.

20 gr of Albumine for every 2 L ascites drainage above 5 L


Management of Decompensated Cirrhosis EASL Guideline