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Gastroenterol Hepatol ; 25 3: Transyugular intrahepatic portal systemic shunt for the management of symptomatic cirrhotic hydrothorax.

Initial treatment is similar to that of ascites and consists of fluid and sodium restriction and diuretics 16, Due to the lack of response to diuretics, pleurodesis and TIPS, treatment with octreotide was started with hidrotoarx of hydrothorax. Based on good response to octreotide treatment hidroyorax these cases we considered this treatment for our patient. This drug has few and minor side effects 15, Isotopic exploration of hepatic hydrothorax: We decided to continue treatment for several days by subcutaneous administration before discharge.

The patient had a good response to treatment with progressive decrease in chest tube drainage, allowing chest tube removal without recurrence of pleural effusion. Am J Med Sci ; In our case, the presence of pleural exudate with positive culture for coagulase-positive Staphylococcus hodrotorax was interpreted as empyema secondary to previous procedures.

It is defined as pleural effusion greater than ml in patients with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension without cardiopulmonary disease.

Cardiopulmonary disease, as well as infectious disease, tuberculosis and pleural definickon lung cancer were excluded as the cause of the pleural effusion.

Physical examination showed decreased breath sounds over the right inferior hemithorax.

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Thoracoscopy and talc poudrage in the management of hepatic hydrothorax. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol ; We administered the same doses hidrotoorax those reported in the literature: She was admitted to our hospital one month later with recurrent right hydrothorax. Blood cell count revealed leukocytosis of Eur J Gastroenterol hepatol ; No recurrence of hydrothorax or ascites has occurred within six months of discharge with a 25 mg dose of aldactone daily. She was diagnosed with hepatic hydrothorax with a liver biopsy that revealed early micromacronodular cirrhosis, with moderate activity and focal steatosis.

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Patients with severe dysnea often require chest tube placement, which is also used to treat iatrogenic or spontaneous infection of pleural effusion. Servicio de Medicina de Aparato Digestivo. After pleurodesis failure and once excluded etiologies for hydrothorax other than liver disease, our patient underwent a hemodynamic study. Although it is a safe, little-invasive and efficient procedure, it has two major inconveniences: There are some reported cases of successful treatment with pleurodesis.

Hidrotórax hepático refractario: tratamiento eficaz con octreótido

Tuberculosis was excluded by the determination of alcohol-acid resistant bacilli and gamma-interferon in pleural fluid and negative mantoux. Doppler ultrasound revealed signs of chronic liver disease without morphologic nor hemodynamic signs of portal hypertension, mild ascites and right pleural effusion. Treatment with octreotide was justified as it has the same effect as Definiciion in reducing portosystemic pressure gradient. Aliment Pharmacol Ther hidrotorad Ann Thorac Surg ; Video-assited thoracoscopic surgery with talc pleurodesis in the management of symptomatic hepatic hydrothorax.

Pleural effusion is usually a transudate. Besides, she developed hepatic encephalopathy that responded to conventional treatment. Before discharge, definixion single dose of 10 mg subcutaneous octreotide was administered.

To the best of our knowledge, this is the third reported case of refractory hepatic hydrothorax with response to octreotide.


dwfinicion Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; An Med Interna ; Findings allowed the exclusion of tumoral and infectious diseases ddefinicion the presence of signs of portal hypertension led to the diagnosis of cirrhosis as the cause of hydrothorax. These are the most severely ill and difficult patients. It is possible that TIPS and octreotide had a summatory effect on the decrease of portal hypertension.

Hydrothorax has not recurred within six months of discharge. We report the case of hidfotorax patient that developed hepatic hydrothorax as the first complication of liver cirrhosis. The successful treatment of symptomatic refractory hepatic hydrothorax with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. This response was transient as drainage volume subsequently increased despite normal function of the prosthesis, as assesses by doppler ultrasound.

Other laboratory values were as follows: It is definiciion associated with ascites hkdrotorax there are cases of isolated hydrothorax Arch Intern Med ; Moreover, malignancy was ruled out by cytologic examination of pleural fluid and pleural biopsy. Igarzabal 1T. Hepatic hydrothorax pathogenesis, diagnosis and management.

Based on hemodynamic evidence of mild portal hypertension, TIPS was performed. Chest ; 1: To the best of our knowledge, this is the third reported case of refractory hepatic hydrothorax with complete and sustained response to octreotide. Contrary to the two previous case reports 15,20our patient had failed to all available treatment options, including pleurodesis and TIPS.