Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis: Acute infection of the ascitic fluid in a patient with liver disease without another source of infection.
Major finding: Beta-blockers were linked to lower transplant-free survival among spontaneous bacterial peritonitis patients (hazard ratio, 1.58).Data source: A retrospective analysis of more than 600 patients at a single center in Vienna.Disclosures: The authors stated that they had no conflicts of
Cirrhosis Complications - Cirrhosis would bring many complications as it leads to liver dysfunction. Cirrhosis complications are as follows: 1.Edema and ascites. 2. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. 3. High blood pressure in the liver (portal hypertension). 4. Esophageal variceal bleeding. 5. High levels of toxins in the blood (hepatic encephalopathy). http://www.stemcellstcm.com/cirrhosis-complications.html