New York, New York 10021

  • Cirrhosis


The purposeof this study is to determine the effect of a large volume paracentesis (procedure in whihc a catheter is placed to remove fluid from the abdomen) on the severity of fatigue i patients with cirrhosis (severe scarring of the liver) and large volume ascites (fluid in the abdomen).


Inclusion Criteria: - ambulatory patient with cirrhosis - baseline Cr <2 - ability to complete psychometric testing - refractory ascites Exclusion Criteria: - Cr >2 - history of Gastrointestinal bleed - history of infection - history of renal failure



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Samual Sigal, MD
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Samual Sigal, MD
Phone: 6469625483

Backup Contact:

Reem Sharaiha, MD
Phone: 212-305-2323

Location Contact:

New York, New York 10021
United States

Samual Sigal, Md
Phone: 646-962-5483

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: December 07, 2022

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