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Management is dependent on respiratory symptoms caused by hydrothorax 16 and consist of several definjcion approaches: She was admitted to our hospital one month later with recurrent right hydrothorax.

Arch Intern Med ; After pleurodesis failure and once excluded etiologies for hydrothorax other than liver disease, our patient underwent a hemodynamic study. Successful treatment of hepatic hydrothorax with octreotide. Video-assited thoracoscopic surgery with talc pleurodesis in the management of symptomatic hepatic hydrothorax.

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Alonso-Navas 1 and J. Isotopic exploration of hepatic hydrothorax: Due to the lack of response to diuretics, pleurodesis and TIPS, treatment with octreotide was started with resolution of hydrothorax. We administered the same doses as those reported in the literature: A year-old woman, with a past medical history of cigarette smoking and active alcohol consumption of 70 grams per day.

This response was transient as drainage volume subsequently increased despite normal function of the prosthesis, as assesses by doppler ultrasound. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol ; Physical examination showed decreased breath sounds over the right inferior hemithorax. Hospital 12 yidrotorax Octubre.


Chest tube removal is often impossible due to high volume drainage. Aliment Pharmacol Ther ; It is possible that TIPS and octreotide had a summatory effect on the decrease of portal hypertension. In our case, the presence of pleural exudate with positive culture for coagulase-positive Staphylococcus aureus was interpreted as empyema secondary to previous procedures. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for recurrent hepatic hydrothorax.

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Tuberculosis was excluded by the determination of alcohol-acid resistant bacilli and gamma-interferon in pleural fluid and negative mantoux. The successful treatment of symptomatic refractory hepatic hydrothorax with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.

Pathogenesis and treatment of hydrothorax complicating cirrhosis with ascites.

Curr Opin Pulm Med ; 9: Based on this favorable response to octreotide, we think that splanchnic vasoconstrictors should be considered in the treatment of serious complications such as refractory hepatic hydrothorax and ascites. It is usually associated with definicuon but there are cases of isolated hydrothorax Patients with severe dysnea often require chest tube placement, which is also used to treat iatrogenic or spontaneous infection of pleural effusion.

Am J Med Sci ; TIPS dysfunction was ruled out by doppler ultrasound.

Chest ; 1: Refractory hepatic hydrothorax is defined as pleural effusion that persists despite adequate treatment with the highest tolerable dose of diuretics. Based on good response to octreotide treatment in these cases we considered this treatment for our patient.

She was admitted to another hospital the previous month with right hydrothorax. However, this treatment hidrohorax a high morbimortality rate as it is an invasive technique and it is usually performed in severely debilitated patients 16, Apart from reducing hepatic venous pressure gradient, it improves renal function There are some reported cases of successful treatment with pleurodesis.


Hepatic hydrothorax pathogenesis, diagnosis hidrotoraz management.

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Other laboratory values were as follows: The management of this complication is usually difficult, with few therapeutical options.

This led us to treat our patient with this drug.

There was a transient days decrease in chest drainage volume. The only definitive treatment is liver transplantation 19,20and it must be always considered in these patients. Hepatic hydrothorax in the absence of ascites. We decided to continue treatment for several hidgotorax by subcutaneous administration before discharge. Ann Thorac Surg ; We report the case of ddfinicion patient that developed hepatic hydrothorax as the first complication of liver cirrhosis.

Patients with hydrothorax refractory to pharmacological treatment can be managed with pleurodesis or transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt TIPSalthough liver transplantation is the definitive treatment In the reported cases, the effect was dose dependent since higher doses led to greater reduction of drainage volume.