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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Eiman Ghaffarpasand, M.D. [2]

Overview

Effective measures for the secondary prevention of ascites include water and sodium intake restriction, diuretic use, and antibiotic prophylaxis for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP).

Secondary Prevention

Effective measures for the secondary prevention of ascites include:[1]

References

  1. LastName, FirstName (2016). Cirrhosis in over 16s : assessment and management. London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. ISBN 978-1-4731-1997-0.



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