Tag: albumin

1. Administration of human albumin solution was shown not to lead to any clinical improvement in patients hospitalized with cirrhosis. 2. The albumin group had more serious adverse events such as pulmonary edema or fluid overload compared to the standard of care group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Liver cirrhosis is one...
1. Administration of human albumin solution was shown not to lead to any clinical improvement in patients hospitalized with cirrhosis. 2. The albumin group had more serious adverse events such as pulmonary edema or fluid overload compared to the standard of care group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Liver cirrhosis...
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1. In cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, albumin infusion on days 1 and 3 of treatment in addition to antibiotics significantly reduces the risk of developing renal impairment and mortality when compared with antibiotics alone. Original Date of Publication: August 5, 1999 Study Rundown: Renal impairment during spontaneous bacterial peritonitis...
Image: PD 1. Urinary albumin excretion serves as a proxy for kidney damage and has been linked to higher rates of coronary heart disease.  2. Black adults had a higher risk of incident coronary heart disease events with increased urinary albumin excretion when compared to white adults.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study...