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Pathogenesis and treatment of hydrothorax complicating cirrhosis with ascites. Am J Med ; Physical examination showed decreased breath sounds over the right inferior hemithorax. It is possible that TIPS and octreotide had a summatory hidrotprax on the decrease of portal hypertension. Video-assited thoracoscopic surgery with talc pleurodesis in the management of symptomatic hepatic hydrothorax.

J Clin Gastroenterol ; Initial treatment is similar to that of ascites and consists of fluid and sodium restriction and diuretics 16, In the reported cases, the effect was dose dependent since higher doses led to greater reduction of drainage volume. Due to the lack of response to diuretics, pleurodesis and TIPS, treatment with octreotide was started with resolution of hydrothorax. Hepatic hydrothorax pathogenesis, diagnosis and management. The successful treatment of symptomatic refractory hepatic hydrothorax with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.

Doppler ultrasound revealed signs of chronic liver disease without morphologic nor hemodynamic signs of portal hypertension, mild ascites and right pleural effusion. Isotopic exploration of hepatic hydrothorax: These are the most severely ill and difficult patients. This response was transient as drainage volume subsequently increased despite normal function of the prosthesis, as assesses by doppler ultrasound.


Contrary to the two previous case reports 15,20our patient had failed to all available treatment options, including pleurodesis and TIPS.

Other laboratory values were as follows: Am J Med Sci dwfinicion After pleurodesis failure and once excluded etiologies for hydrothorax other than liver disease, our patient underwent a hemodynamic study.

No recurrence of hydrothorax or ascites has occurred within six months of discharge with a 25 mg dose of aldactone daily.

A year-old woman, with a past medical history of cigarette smoking and active alcohol consumption of 70 grams per day.

After pleurodesis failure, and with hemodynamic evidence of mild portal hypertension hepatic venous pressure gradient: Hospital 12 de Octubre.

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Successful treatment of hepatic hydrothorax with octreotide. Although it is a safe, little-invasive and efficient procedure, it has two major inconveniences: Ann Definiciob Med ; Based on hemodynamic evidence of mild portal hypertension, TIPS was performed.

Premature menopause treated with estrogens for more than 20 years. Gastroenterol Hepatol ; 25 3: Thoracoscopy and talc poudrage in the management jidrotorax hepatic hydrothorax.

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Hydrothorax has not recurred within six months of discharge. Management is dependent on respiratory symptoms caused by hydrothorax 16 and consist of several therapeutic approaches: Findings allowed the exclusion of tumoral and infectious diseases and the presence of signs of portal hypertension led to the diagnosis of cirrhosis as the cause of hydrothorax. This drug has few and minor hidrottorax effects 15, Hidgotorax to literature, TIPS is the most definnicion treatment for refractory hepatic hydrothorax and it is considered one of the indications for this technique 9,15, Chest ; 1: Treatment of hepatic hydrothorax and reducion of chest tube output with octreotide.


Am J Gastroenterol ; Due to the absence of response to fluid and sodium restriction and diuretics she was submitted to thoracentesis and chest tube insertion to alleviate symptoms. In an attempt to control pleural fluid formation, a minithoracotomy with talc pleurodesis was performed without success.

To prevent adverse outcomes after TIPS placement, patients should be carefully selected, avoiding those with hepatic encephalopathy or with Child C cirrhosis Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; TIPS dysfunction was ruled out by doppler ultrasound. Apart from reducing hepatic venous pressure gradient, it improves renal definicioj