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Value of the extracellular water ratio for assessment of cirrhotic patients with and without ascites

Nagisa Hara et al.
Used Parameters : TBW

Publication Year : 2009

Country : Japan

Journal : Hepatology Research

Aims: Ascites, which often complicates liver cirrhosis, is reported to be a factor that worsens the outcome. The aims of this study were to quantify body water compartment changes in cirrhotic patients, with and without ascites, and to elucidate the value of body water analysis for predicting the development of ascites. Methods: A total of 109 cirrhotic patients, with and without ascites, and 65 controls were studied. Intra‐and extracellular water (ECW) in the whole body and in the arm, leg and trunk were measured using the recently developed 8 …
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