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An unusual cause and treatment for ascites after liver transplantation
  1. J Feisthammel1,
  2. M Troltzsch1,
  3. H Witzigmann2,
  4. J Mossner3,
  5. K Caca3
  1. 1Department of Medicine II, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  2. 2Department of Surgery, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  3. 3Department of Medicine II, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor K Caca
    Medizinische Klinik and Poliklinik II, University Leipzig, Philipp-Rosenthal-Str 27, D-04103 Leipzig, Germany; karel.caca{at}

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