What is the role of albumin infusion in the treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP)?

Updated: Nov 26, 2018
  • Author: Thomas E Green, DO, MPH, MMM, CPE, FACEP, FACOEP; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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A 2013 meta-analysis by Salerno et al showed that albumin infusion in patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis reduced the incidence of renal impairment and mortality. [22]


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