Hemorrhagic Ascites Is Associated With Reduced Survival in Cirrhosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Iqbal, Umair; Ahmed, Zohaib; Anwar, Hafsa; Shah, Nihit M; Lee, Wade; Nawras, Ali; Khara, Har S; Ahmed, Aijaz; Khurana, Sandeep


  • Hemorrhagic ascites is characterized as red blood cell count greater than 10,000/mm. In cirrhosis, ascites is an event of decompensation, and associated with poor prognosis. However, significance of hemorrhagic ascites is unclear. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the significance of hemorrhagic ascites in cirrhotic patients.


publication date

  • 2022

published in

start page

  • 26

end page

  • 32


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