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  • Condition: Refractory Ascites in Cirrhosis
  • Journal: Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • Treatment Used: Tunneled Peritoneal Catheter vs. Large Volume Paracentesis
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
This study assessed the use of a permanent tunneled peritoneal (PleurX) catheter vs. large volume paracentesis (LVP) in patients with cirrhosis and ascites.
  • Condition: Prevention of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)
  • Journal: Clinical and translational gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Norfloxacin Prophylaxis
  • Number of Patients: 1626
  • Published —
This review of the literature assessed factors affecting the effectiveness of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) prophylaxis.
  • Condition: Decompensated Cirrhosis
  • Journal: Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift (1946)
  • Treatment Used: Albumin
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study evaluated the use of albumin (a protein made by the liver) in patients with decompensated cirrhosis (advanced stage of cirrhosis, which is scarring in the liver).
  • Condition: Bacterial Peritonitis
  • Journal: Hepatology international
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotics
  • Number of Patients: 0
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In this study, researchers sought to determine the best antibiotics for the prevention of  bacterial peritonitis.
  • Condition: Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma (SHC)
  • Journal: Cancer imaging : the official publication of the International Cancer Imaging Society
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization (TACE) Combined with Simultaneous DynaCT-Guided Microwave Ablation (MWA)
  • Number of Patients: 28
  • Published —
This study evaluated the method and effectiveness of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) combined with simultaneous DynaCT-guided microwave ablation (MWA) for the treatment of small hepatocellular carcinoma (SHCC).
  • Condition: Cirrhotic Patients with Refractory Ascites
  • Journal: World journal of gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Rifaximin
  • Number of Patients: 75
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effects of rifaximin in the treatment of refractory ascites (fluid in abdomen) and preliminarily explored its possible mechanism.
  • Condition: Prevention of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in People with Liver Cirrhosis
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Number of Patients: 6483
  • Published —
This study compared the benefits and harms of different prophylactic antibiotic treatments according to their safety and effectiveness for prevention of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in people with liver cirrhosis.
  • Condition: Chronic Liver Disease (CLD)
  • Journal: Hepatology international
  • Treatment Used: Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)
  • Number of Patients: 169806
  • Published —
This review of the literature evaluated the impact of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) on adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chronic liver disease (CLD).
  • Condition: Cirrhosis
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Non-Selective Beta Blocker after Liver Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 170
  • Published —
This study investigated the use of non-selective beta blockers after liver transplantation to improve survival in patients with cirrhosis.
  • Condition: Liver Cirrhosis
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Statin
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review of the literature tested the safety and effectiveness of statin use in patients with chronic liver disease.
  • Condition: Antimicrobial Resistance in Chronic Liver Disease
  • Journal: Hepatology international
  • Treatment Used: Fecal Microbial Transplantation and Other Gut-Targeting Therapies
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article discusses antimicrobial resistance in patients with chronic liver disease.
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