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*  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
*  Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration and Biopsy | SpringerLink
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) and biopsy (FNB) has been widely accepted as a fundamental ... Wardeh R, Lee JG, Gu M. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided paracentesis of ascitic fluid: a morphologic study with ultrasonographic ... Endoscopic ultrasound comes of age: mature, established and here to stay! Endosc Ultrasound. 2014;3:143-51.PubMedPubMedCentral ... Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration: the wet suction technique. Endosc Ultrasound. 2016;5:17-20.PubMed ...
  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-4-431-56009-8_9
*  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
*  Feb 2 - Liver Disease: Cirrhosis Flashcards by Jennifer Butler | Brainscape
Abdominal ultrasound to detect small amount. Ascitic fluid is clear and straw coloured. Turbid ascites may indicate infection ... Paracentesis; ascitic fluid is tested for white blood cells and bacteria levels (if the levels are high, that indicates ... Forces fluid out of blood vessels into abdominal cavity. Decreases liver's ability to filter blood ... Restriction of salt and water (2 g of salt, 1.2 L of fluids). Diuretics (spironolactone, furosemide) which leads to reduced ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/feb-2-liver-disease-cirrhosis-3330623/packs/5107107
*  Ascites - Wikipedia
Grade 3: directly visible, confirmed with the fluid wave/thrill test. Pathophysiology[edit]. Ascitic fluid can accumulate as a ... 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 ... Ascites is the abnormal buildup of fluid in the abdomen.[1] Technically, it is more than 25 mL of fluid in the peritoneal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascites
*  Metastatic Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Bilateral Breasts and Ovaries from Gastrointestinal Tract in a Young Breastfeeding...
After physical examination and abdominal ultrasound, doctor found a lump in bilateral ovaries, and considerable ascitic fluid. ... Abdominal ultrasound detection appeared that lumps in bilateral ovaries with rich blood supply (⇒). Fluid sonolucent areas were ... She was transferred to our hospital and re-examined, and the same signs were found under ultrasound (Fig 2). Because her ...
  http://jcancer.org/v02p0484.htm
*  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
b. Perform ultrasound imaging of liver and hepatic vessels. c. Determine ascitic fluid total protein, albumin, cell count and ... 5. Evaluate ascitic fluid for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis by performing cell count and culture. ... Intravenous salt-poor albumin: 6-8 gms per liter of ascitic fluid removed ... Fluid homeostasis is normally maintained by a fine balance between the intravascular and extravascular hydrostatic and oncotic ...
  https://www.neurologyadvisor.com/critical-care-medicine/ascites/article/586356/
*  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
*  Abdominal aortic aneurysm differential diagnosis - wikidoc
Ultrasound for evaluation of liver cirrhosis - Perforated gastric and duodenal ulcer + Diffuse − + + + N *Ascitic fluid *LDH , ... Ultrasound Nausea & vomiting Renal colic - Flank pain - - - N Hematuria CT scan and ultrasound Colicky abdominal pain ... Pelvic ultrasound Vaginal discharge Ovarian cyst complications and endometrial disease Torsion of the cyst - RLQ / LLQ - ± ± N ... Ultrasound Sudden onset severe pain with nausea and vomiting Pregnancy Ruptured ectopic pregnancy - RLQ / LLQ - - - N Positive ...
  https://www.wikidoc.org/index.php/Abdominal_aortic_aneurysm_differential_diagnosis
*  Ascites | Find Me A Cure
Ascites is a common complication of cirrhosis and is marked by an excessive accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity. ... In this type, the fluids are not infected. This type is broken into three levels:. Grade 1: Mild; an ultrasound is required to ... Additionally, the sonographer can make an estimation of the amount of ascitic fluid, and difficult-to-drain ascites may be ... Ultrasound investigation is often performed prior to attempts to remove fluid from the abdomen. This may reveal the size and ...
  http://findmeacure.com/2018/04/15/ascites/
*  Liver Cancer Treatments | Surgery & hepatectomy liver transplants | CancerCare
A. Ascites is the accumulation of protein-containing (ascitic) fluid in the abdomen. It may develop in patients with HCC who ... In radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and microwave ablation (MWA), the doctor uses an imaging technique, such as an ultrasound or ... People with cirrhosis should get regular ultrasound screenings to check for liver tumors. ... a surgical procedure may be needed to remove the fluid. ...
  https://www.cancercare.org/publications/44-treatment_update_liver_cancer
*  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
*  Abdominal paracentesis | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org
... is a procedure that can be performed to collect peritoneal fluid for analysis or as a therapeutic intervention. Indications ... Abdominal paracentesis, more commonly referred to as an ascitic tap, ... Back pressure is kept on the syringe until ascitic fluid is aspirated. ... or after ultrasound marking prior to procedure. It can also be done image-guided, almost always with ultrasound 1. ...
  https://radiopaedia.org/articles/abdominal-paracentesis
*  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
*  Pleural Effusion - Pulmonary Disorders - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
Ascitic fluid migration to the pleural space through diaphragmatic defects. Effusion present in about 5% of patients with ... If there is pleural thickening or pleural nodules, CT or ultrasound-guided biopsy is helpful for diagnosis. ... Hemothorax is bloody fluid (pleural fluid Hct > 50% peripheral Hct) in the pleural space due to trauma or, rarely, as a result ... There are no arbitrary limits on the amount of fluid that can be removed. Removal of fluid can be continued until the effusion ...
  http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/pulmonary-disorders/mediastinal-and-pleural-disorders/pleural-effusion?Ref=s&ItemId=v922402&RefId=/pulmonary_disorders/mediastinal_and_pleural_disorders/pleural_effusion&Speed=256&Plugin=WMP&Error=