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ascites

[ə′sīd·ēz]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity.
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Patients with malignant ascites have been chosen because ethically this patient group stands to receive the most benefit and face the least risk from the insertion of a peritoneal port or catheter, which can be used for drug administration but also for the on-going drainage of malignant ascites.
Our case was a 78-year-old diabetic woman who presented with ascites and abdominopelvic mass and was admitted into Firoozgar hospital in Tehran, Iran on June 2010.
Patients typically present with ascites, abnormal liver function tests and new-onset splenomegaly.
The alfapump is a unique innovation that both improves the quality of healthcare and reduces the cost and burden of the care associated with managing refractory ascites.
The ascites fluid demonstrated malignant cells that immunostained with cytokeratin AE1/AE3, CAM 5.
Underdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis may be caused by the nonspecific nature of symptoms, commonly abdominal pain and ascites, which can be attributed to pregnancy itself or obstetrical complications.
Key words: ovarian neoplasia, ovarian adenocarcinoma, ovarian adenoma, ascites, leuprolide acetate, deslorelin, gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, avian, cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus
It is reported that the elevated production of reactive oxygen species in broilers prone to ascites may potentiate the development of ascites or aggravate ascites as it occurs (Enkvetchakul et al.
PharmaIN Corporation and LAT Pharma LLC announced the FDA has granted their request for orphan-drug designation for terlipressin for the treatment of ascites due to all etiologies except for cancer.
CRF raised serum creatinine, pulmonary edema, pleural effusion, ascites, raised ALTs.