*  Intestinal pseudo-obstruction: the massive abdomen and the red herring
Ultrasound showed increased ascitic fluid. A total colectomy with an ileostomy was performed. Histological examination of the ... ascites revealed on ultrasound examination, and unhelpful laboratory investigations. ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742010000200009&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  UC Irvine - Faculty Profile System
Rooba W, Lee J, Gu M. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided paracentesis of the ascitic fluid [abstract]. Oral presentation during the ... Wardeh R, Lee J, Gu M. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Paracentesis of Ascitic Fluid - A morphologic Study with Ultrasonographic ... Primary Endoscopy/Endoscopic Ultrasound (WUS) Versus Primary Endoscopy Plus Transabdominal Ultrasound (TUS) in the Work-Up of ... Endoscopic ultrasound delivery of anti-tumor agent in a patient with pancreatic cancer. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol, ...
  https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5205&name=John%20g.%20%20Lee
*  UC Irvine - Faculty Profile System
5. Chang KJ, Albers CG, Nguyen P. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Pleural and Ascitic Fluid. American ... 1. Chang KJ, Albers CG, Ashby K. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Pleural and Ascitic Effusions in Cancer ... Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) compared with Endoscopy and Transabdominal Ultrasound (TUS) in the work-up of patients with Upper ... Primary Endoscopy/Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) versus Primary Endoscopy plus Transabdominal Ultrasound (TUS) in the work-up of ...
  https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5145&name=C.%20Gregory%20%20Albers
*  erythema multiformeTEN (toxic epidermal necrolysis - toxic shock syndrome) - Vets on the Balkans - an online journal for...
Ultrasound guided abdominal puncture: yellowish ascitic fluid, orange tint, after spinning small, white deposit. Protein: 1 g ... Abdomenocentesis: 335 ml of ascitic fluid and cytological exam: MODIFIED TRANSSUDAT WITH ERYTHROCYTE POLLUTION ... Chest and abdomen rx and ultrasonography: free fluid; enlarged spleen.. - ...
  http://balkanvets.com/index.php/tag/erythema-multiformeten-toxic-epidermal-necrolysis-toxic-shock-syndrome/
*  Ascites - Wikipedia
... confirmed with the fluid wave/thrill test Ascitic fluid can accumulate as a transudate or an exudate. Amounts of up to 35 ... Ultrasound investigation is often performed prior to attempts to remove fluid from the abdomen. This may reveal the size and ... "fluid thrill" or "fluid wave" (tapping or pushing on one side will generate a wave-like effect through the fluid that can be ... Diagnosis is typically based on a examination together with ultrasound or a CT scan. Testing the fluid can help in determining ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascites
*  UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF MISSED APPENDICITIS. - Free Online Library
His inflammatory markers were unremarkable, and his ultrasound showed fluid-filled bowel loops, with no ascitic fluid. The ... Initially the patient was kept nil by mouth and treated with intravenous fluids and antibiotics. The patient was observed for ... Abdominal x-ray revealed fluidfilled bowel loops and ultrasound showed distended small gut loops with no ascites. Appendix ... in supporting a clinical diagnosis and planning treatment like simple urine and blood tests to imaging studies like ultrasound ...
  https://www.thefreelibrary.com/UNUSUAL+PRESENTATION+OF+MISSED+APPENDICITIS-a0501835262
*  Al-Azhar Assiut Medical Journal
Ascitic fluid analysis and calculation of serum-ascites albumin gradient were done. Abdominal ultrasound (US) and computed ... Ascitic fluid cytology revealed lymphocytes in 91%. In abdominal US, ascites was the only finding in 59% of cases; however, ... Before discharging the patients, abdominal ultrasound was done for all, and no collection of fluid appeared. Conclusion ... Results Apart from mild abdominal pain and tenderness, and low-grade fever, no collection appeared clinically or by ultrasound ...
  http://azmj.eg.net/showstats.asp?issn=1687-1693
*  Application of a biochemical and clinical model to predict individual survival in patients with end-stage liver disease
Diagnostic paracentesis and ascitic fluid culture were performed in all admitted cirrhotic patients. Spontaneous bacterial ... Ascites was classified as absent (no clinical and ultrasound evidence of ascites and without therapeutic intervention), ... medically controlled (no clinical and ultrasound evidence of ascites in patients undergoing full therapeutic intervention) or ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2695893/
*  paracentesis
synovial fluid*dislocations*ascitic fluid*hepatorenal syndrome*drainage*diuretics*albumins*temporomandibular joint disk* ... Ultrasound guidance enables visualization of the needle insertion site for thoracentesis and paracentesis. The improved ... reinfusion of ultrafiltrate-ascitic fluid after total paracentesis in cirrhotic patients with tense ascites. D Zaak. Heinz Kalk ... To determine the isolated effect of abdominal paracentesis of ascitic fluid in women with severe OHSS on urine production and ...
  https://www.labome.org/topics/diagnostic/operative/paracentesis-16593.html
*  Diagnostic dilemmas in abdominal tuberculosis in children
Ascitic fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) levels were greater than 30 IU/1 in 3 of 4 patients (75%), suggesting ATB. All 28 ... Lymphadenopathy was noted on abdominal ultrasound in 23 of 30 patients (77%) and on computed tomography scan in a further 3 of ...
  http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/14341
*  Kingston Hospital June 2013 GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF
... send ascitic fluid in culture medium bottles) Imaging 1. CXR 2. Abdominal ultrasound (to confirm liver fibrosis/cirrhosis; ... 2. Take blood cultures; urine dip±MSU; sputum culture if productive cough; ascitic tap & send ascitic fluid in culture medium ... Alter the infusion fluid rate to maintain accurate fluid balance. Monitor the potassium level and adjust the IV fluids ... 2 litres IV rehydration needed If fluid replete give maintenance fluids: estimated fluid output + 500 ml/24 hours Set daily ...
  http://spotidoc.com/doc/20437/kingston-hospital-june-2013--guidelines-for-the-managemen..
*  Tuberculous meningitis - The Clinical Advisor
Testing additional clinical specimens such as lymph nodes, ascitic fluid, bone marrow, liver, and other sites should be based ... When available, abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) may also be performed based on clinical judgment. Gastric ... Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination is the mainstay of diagnosis. Cell count is elevated (median 50-450 cells per microliter ... Rifampin turns most bodily fluids orange and can stain contact lenses and clothes. This should be explained to all patients ...
  http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/pediatrics/tuberculous-meningitis/article/621330/
*  Pregnancy outcome in severe OHSS patients following ascitic/plerural fluid drainage | Journal of Ovarian Research | Full Text
... and was correlated to a first trimester ultrasound exam. Results are presented as mean ± standard deviation. The study was ... In the present study of patients with severe OHSS undergoing ascitic or pleural fluid drainage, we actually evaluated patients ... During hospitalization, 14 underwent ascitic and 2 pleural fluid drainages. Moreover, 6 patients showed abnormally elevated ... Several inflammatory cytokines are present in ascitic fluid of severe OHSS patients [8] and were shown to correlate with OHSS ...
  https://ovarianresearch.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1757-2215-7-56
*  A Case of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in Struma Ovarii and Review of the Literature
She underwent laparotomy which showed copious amount of benign ascitic fluid and a left ovarian mass. The possibility of a ... Ultrasound examination and CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed extensive abdominopelvic ascites of unknown cause. No intra ... Ascites has been reported in 17% cases, but the fluid rarely contains tumour cells [4, 6]. ... when a solid and cystic teratoma-like ovarian tumour shows a well-vascularized solid component on colour Doppler ultrasound, ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/pri/2010/352476/
*  Budd Chiari | Children's Liver Foundation
Ultrasound abdomen along with Doppler: USG can give details of liver enlargement and accumulation of fluid. Spider web ... Ascitic fluid examination: microscopy to look for cells, albumin to calculate SAAG (serum ascetic albumin gradient) which is ... Acute BCS: Acute BCS develops usually within 1 month and is characterized by fluid in abdomen which does not repond to drugs, ... This condition requires removal of fluid from the abdomen by inserting a needle (paracentesis) only if there is difficulty in ...
  http://childrenliverindia.org/node/718
*  Ultrasound findings in critical care patients: the "liver sign" and other abnormal abdominal air patterns | Critical Ultrasound...
Examples include thickened bowel loops (such as in our first case), air bubbles in ascitic fluid and thickening of bowel or ... J Clin Ultrasound 32:381-385View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar. *. Smith KS, Wilson TC, Luces L, Stevenson AA, Hajhosseini B, ... Crit Ultrasound J 7:15View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar. ... Moreover, abdominal ultrasound is a skill that has been practiced for over 30 years in the acute care setting [2, 3]. But over ...
  https://criticalultrasoundjournal.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s13089-016-0039-7
*  Paracentesis Periprocedural Care: Patient Education and Consent, Equipment, Patient Preparation
Ascitic fluid may be used to help determine the etiology of ascites, as well as to evaluate for infection or presence of cancer ... Paracentesis is a procedure in which a needle or catheter is inserted into the peritoneal cavity to obtain ascitic fluid for ... Ultrasound-assisted paracentesis performed by emergency physicians vs the traditional technique: a prospective, randomized ... The role of ascitic fluid viscosity in differentiating the nature of ascites and in the prediction of renal impairment and ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/80944-periprocedure
*  Ascites-Causes,Signs and symptoms,Classification,...etcMedvin2u.net
Ascites a condition due to the fluid accumulation in the abdomen,Common and uncommon causes of ascites,Signs and Symptoms, ... the Radiologist can make an estimation of the amount of ascitic fluid, and possible difficulties to drain the fluid may be ... Ultrasound scan is often performed prior to attempts to remove fluid from the abdomen. Study may reveal the size and shape of ... Grade 3: directly visible, confirmed with fluid thrill. Hemorrhagic fluid Chylous fluidTrauma Trauma to thoor. DuctTuberculosis ...
  http://medvin2u.net/ascites/
*  Departments - Induscancer
Diagnostic aspiration of ascitic or pleural fluid for cytology.. Many Hospitals depend on the Institute for the expertise in CT ... Ultra Sound guided Biopsies . More than 500 CT & Ultra Sound guided biopsies are carried out per month ... Ultrasound guided and stereotactic core biopsies are also performed.. Soft copy reporting of the digital images is done on the ... Intra-operative Ultrasound Scanning facility is provided to facilitate. *Resection of the tumors by localization of small ...
  http://induscancer.com/diagnostic-treatment-services/?medical
*  Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis - ONA
... cell count in the ascitic fluid ≥ 250 cells/mm3 (cubic millimeter) in conjunction with a positive ascitic fluid culture and/or ... Ultrasound (US) may be helpful in determining if a patient has ascites, how much ascites is present, and which fluid pocket can ... blood and ascitic fluid) should be sent prior to the initiation of antibiotics when possible. Inoculating fluid at the bedside ... Ascitic fluid total protein, LDH, CEA, and AP should only be sent if there is a high suspicion for secondary peritonitis. ...
  https://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/hospital-medicine/spontaneous-bacterial-peritonitis/article/601214/
*  A case of Meigs syndrome mimicking metastatic breast carcinoma | World Journal of Surgical Oncology | Full Text
The ascitic fluid collection related to benign ovarian tumours is thought to be caused by excessive transudate from the tumours ... Ultrasound (U/S) of the pelvis. (A) 1 year after the diagnosis showing a reduced size (93.3 mm) hypo-echoic ovarian mass and ... of the ascitic fluid in patients with raised CA125 can only be false positive in 0.3% of the cases [4, 10]. ... sampling of the pleural as well as the ascitic fluid, and serum markers of malignancy like CA125 [4, 5]. The pleural and ...
  https://wjso.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1477-7819-7-10
*  Radiofrequency ablation | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org
ultrasound guided percutaneous drainage * paracentesis (ascitic tap). *subcutaneous fluid collection. * thoracentesis (pleural ... Ultrasound - procedures/interventions. *ultrasound (introduction). *ultrasound interventions * ultrasound guided biopsy * fine ...
  https://radiopaedia.org/articles/radiofrequency-ablation
*  Board Review Questions - PDF
No ascitic fluid wave. She has mild peripheral swelling. Labs: WBC 9 Hgb 12 Hct 37 Plt 145,000 Neut 67% AST 698 ALT 800 T. bili ... Liver ultrasound is normal. The next step to assess her elevated AST should be: A. Liver biopsy B. MRCP C. Muscle biopsy D. No ... Ascitic fluid analysis is consistent with portal hypertension. When seen in the office 1 month ago, he had tense ascites and ... 10 ml of the ascitic fluid were aspirated from each patient and they were divided as the following: Summary The objective of ...
  http://docplayer.net/1209791-Board-review-questions.html
*  Chronic Diarrhea as First Manifestation of Liver Cirrhosis a... : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
One of the ascitic fluid cultures was positive for Aeromonas hydrophila. One week after treatment, the patient was apparently ... The abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography (Fig. 1) showed alarge mass occupying almost the whole right lobe ofthe liver ... Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) was diagnosed (700 WBC with 80% of PMN in the ascitic liquid). Empiric treatment with ...
  https://journals.lww.com/jpgn/Fulltext/2006/04000/Chronic_Diarrhea_as_First_Manifestation_of_Liver.14.aspx
*  Free fluid | definition of free fluid by Medical dictionary
... free fluid explanation free. What is free fluid? Meaning of free fluid medical term. What does free fluid mean? ... Looking for online definition of free fluid in the Medical Dictionary? ... An ultrasound scan showed free fluid in the perihepatic and perisplenic recesses, but no free air or air-fluid levels were seen ... On CT scans, ascitic free fluid should be differentiated from blood (8) on the basis of Hounsfield units.. Idiopathic omental ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/free+fluid