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We read with interest the recent paper published on the management of patients awaiting liver transplant.1 The authors carried out a comprehensive review of liver complications, including spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). They stated that intravenous albumin (IV-A) at a dose of 1.5 g/kg at diagnosis and 1 g/kg 48 h later has been shown to prevent renal impairment and reduces mortality. We would like to address this point as this benefit has only been demonstrated in one clinical trial in which an arbitrary dose of albumin was used.2 …
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