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Nephrogenic Ascites: Analysis of 16 Cases and Review of the Literature

Han, Steven-Huy B. M.D.; Reynolds, Telfer B. M.D.; Fong, Tse-Ling M.D.

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From Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California.

Address reprint requests to: Tse-Ling Fong, MD, Center for Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Medical Towers Suite 590W, 8635 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA. Fax: 310-659-8643.

Abbreviations used in this article: CAPD, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis; CIC, circulating immune complexes; HBsAg, hepatitis B surface antigen; SAAG, serum-ascites albumin gradient; WBC, white blood cell count.

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