Review of the literature and description of a case of sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis requiring home parenteral nutrition

Fragkos, Konstantinos C, Al-Sulttan, F M, Mookerjee, R P, Winstanley, A and Forbes, A (2011) Review of the literature and description of a case of sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis requiring home parenteral nutrition. Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie, 49 (12). pp. 1543-8. ISSN 1439-7803

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Abstract

We present a case of a 48 year old HIV patient, who had recurrent episodes of ascites since 2007. His history includes ischaemic heart disease, for which he was treated with atenolol from 2005 to 2007, and Type 2 diabetes; he was later started on propranolol 40 mg twice a day from 2007 for Didanosine-induced portal hypertension. Because of negative cultures and neutrophil count

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Uncontrolled Keywords: ascites,humans,male,middle aged,parenteral nutrition, home,peritoneum,peritonitis,recurrence,sclerosis,treatment outcome
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Gastroenterology and Gut Biology
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Nutrition
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 11:46
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 09:57
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49817
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1281847

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