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HM2017 Abstract Number: 694

RECURRENT ASCITES MISTAKEN FOR SBP, AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MYCOBACTERIAL PERITONITIS

Case Presentation: A 26 year old female with a history of morbid obesity status post lap band procedure presented with fevers, bloating, nausea and vomiting for 1 month. CT Abd/Pelvis w/o contrast demonstrated marked ascites [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:03:57-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on RECURRENT ASCITES MISTAKEN FOR SBP, AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MYCOBACTERIAL PERITONITIS

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, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Delayed Paracentesis and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis – No Increase in Mortality