Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: A severe complication of liver cirrhosis.
World J Gastroenterol. 2009 Nov 28;15(44):5505-5510
Authors: Lata J, Stiburek O, Kopacova M
This report presents a survey of current knowledge concerning one of the relatively frequent and severe complications of liver cirrhosis and associated ascites-spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, diagnosis and present possibilities of treatment are discussed.
PMID: 19938187 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]