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October 1981

Extracorporeal Dialysis of Ascites: A New Technique

Author Affiliations

From the Nephrology (Dr Hariprasad) and Gastroenterology (Dr Paul) Sections and the Nuclear Medicine (Dr Timings) and Medical (Dr Miller) Services, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lyons, NJ; and the Departments of Medicine (Drs Hariprasad, Eisinger, Gary, and Miller) and Radiology (Dr Timins), College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, NJ.

Arch Intern Med. 1981;141(11):1550-1551. doi:10.1001/archinte.1981.00340120158036

A new technique for the management of intractable ascites in uremic patients, involving extracorporeal dialysis of ascitic fluid, may be applicable also for the management of ascites in the absence of renal failure.

(Arch Intern Med 1981;141:1550-1551)

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