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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Umgelter, A; Reindl, W; Franzen, M; Lenhardt, C; Huber, W; Schmid, RM 
Title:
Renal resistive index and renal function before and after paracentesis in patients with hepatorenal syndrome and tense ascites. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of reducing intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) by paracentesis on renal resistive index (RI), hemodynamics and renal function. DESIGN AND SETTING: Uncontrolled trial in a university gastroenterological intensive care unit. PATIENTS: Twelve spontaneously breathing cirrhotic patients with hepatorenal syndrome, tense ascites and a clinical indication for paracentesis. INTERVENTIONS: Paracentesis and substitution of albumin. MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS: Hemodynamic variables...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Intensive Care Med 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
35 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
152-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0342-4642 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik