The ascites reinfusion technique is an excellent therapeutic aid to patients with cirrhosis who are otherwise in good general condition.
The loss of weight often exceeds the amount of filtrate considerably.
The ratio between filtrate and concentrate may be increased by applying a filtration pressure of between 140 and 180 mmHg. This modification could result in shortening the procedure, if the machine were fitted with wider tubes and a more efficient pump.
The treatment in three of our cases was unsuccessful.
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