New York, New York 10021


Purpose:

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).


Criteria:

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


NCT ID:

NCT00603200


Primary Contact:

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

Samual Sigal, MD
Phone: 6469625483


Backup Contact:

Email: rzs2110@columbia.edu
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: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 25, 2018

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