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- refractory ascites
- chronic liver disease
- liver failure
- liver transplantation
We have read the comprehensive review article by Cárdenas and Ginès that details the management of ascites, hyponatraemia, hepatorenal syndrome, bacterial infections, hepatic encephalopathy and variceal bleeding in patients with decompensated chronic liver disease.1 It is well recognised that such conditions alter pre-, peri- and post-orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) outcomes. However, there is one important issue around …
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