Search for dissertations about: "Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

  1. 1. The Role of Gut Dysfunction and Nutritional Factors in Liver Cirrhosis

    Author : Evangelos Kalaitzakis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; liver cirrhosis; malnutrition; gastrointestinal symptoms; health-related quality of life; food intake; energy expenditure; gastric accommodation; gastric barostat; insulin resistance; leptin; ghrelin; intestinal permeability;

    Abstract : Malnutrition is a common finding in patients with liver cirrhosis. Malnutrition has been shown to be associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Its pathogenesis remains unclear but both poor dietary intake and increased energy expenditure have been reported. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is an important clinical problem in cirrhotics. READ MORE