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Infection of ascitic fluid in patients with hepatic cirrhosis
  1. D. N. S. Kerr,
  2. D. T. Pearson,
  3. A. E. Read


    Infection of the ascitic fluid is a treatable complication which can easily escape diagnosis. The clinical features are recorded in this paper. The use of a special trocar and cannula may reduce the risk of infection after paracentesis.

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