Paracentesis and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 159

Delayed Paracentesis and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis – No Increase in Mortality

Background: Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP) is associated with high mortality.  A recent article[1] showed that, in the setting of SBP, delayed paracentesis was associated with increased mortality.  Because of the clinical ramifications of this association, [...]

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