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sefinicion Arch Intern Med ; Besides, she developed hepatic encephalopathy that responded to conventional treatment. Igarzabal 1T. This has led many authors to contraindicate chest tube placement in these patients Servicio de Medicina de Aparato Digestivo.

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Pathogenesis and treatment of hydrothorax complicating cirrhosis with ascites. Hospital 12 de Octubre.

After pleurodesis failure and once excluded etiologies for hydrothorax other than liver disease, our patient underwent a hemodynamic study. The successful treatment of symptomatic refractory hepatic hydrothorax with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. Based on good response to octreotide treatment in these cases we considered this treatment for our patient.

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Patients with severe dysnea often require chest tube placement, which is also used to treat iatrogenic or spontaneous infection of pleural effusion. Patients with hydrothorax refractory to pharmacological treatment can be managed with pleurodesis or transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt TIPSalthough liver transplantation is the definitive treatment Curr Opin Pulm Med ; 9: Due to the absence of response to fluid and sodium restriction and diuretics she was submitted to thoracentesis and chest tube insertion to alleviate symptoms.

She was admitted to another hospital the previous month with right hydrothorax. Talc is administered during thoracoscopy, performed to repair diaphragmatic defects if detected. Treatment of hepatic hydrothorax and reducion of chest tube output with octreotide. Pleural effusion was complicated by acute prerenal failure due to excessive fluid loss and hypoproteinemia with hypoalbuminemia.


Utility and complications of thoracocentesis in cirrhotic patients. Management is dependent on respiratory symptoms caused by hydrothorax 16 and consist of several therapeutic approaches: Gastroenterol Clin Biol ; This drug has few and minor side effects 15, Thoracoscopy and talc poudrage in the management of hepatic hydrothorax.

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Its pathophysiology is unclear and it involves movement of ascitic fluid from the peritoneal cavity to the pleural space through micro- or macroscopic diaphragmatic defects There are many pathophysiologic theories that try to explain the mechanism of hepatic hydrothorax.

Transyugular intrahepatic portal systemic shunt for the management of symptomatic cirrhotic hydrothorax. This led us to treat our patient with this drug. There are two reported cases of treatment of refractory hepatic hydrothorax with octreotide in patients without other invasive options because of poor condition. To the best of our knowledge, yidrotorax is the third reported case of refractory hepatic hydrothorax with response to octreotide. Initial treatment is similar to that of hydropic decompensation and it consists of fluid and sodium restriction and diuretics.

Blood cell count revealed leukocytosis of A year-old woman, with a past medical history of cigarette smoking and active alcohol consumption of 70 grams per day. Refractory hepatic hydrothorax is defined as pleural effusion that persists despite definicin treatment with the highest tolerable dose of diuretics.

Alonso-Navas 1 and J. It is defined as pleural effusion greater than ml in patients with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension without cardiopulmonary disease. She was admitted to our hospital one month later with recurrent right hydrothorax.


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Am J Med Sci ; Over the last few years, two cases of successful treatment of hepatic hydrothorax with octreotide have been reported. Aliment Pharmacol Ther ; Moreover, malignancy was ruled out by cytologic examination of pleural fluid and pleural biopsy.

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for recurrent hepatic hydrothorax. Ann Definicoin Surg ; Chest tube removal is often impossible due to high volume drainage. Eur J Gastroenterol hepatol ; Physical examination showed decreased breath sounds over the right inferior hemithorax.

It is usually associated with ascites but there are cases of isolated hydrothorax This response was transient as drainage volume subsequently increased despite normal function of the prosthesis, as assesses by doppler ultrasound.

We decided to continue treatment for several days by subcutaneous administration before discharge. Due to the lack of response to diuretics, pleurodesis and TIPS, treatment with octreotide was started with resolution of hydrothorax. In an attempt to control pleural fluid formation, a minithoracotomy with talc pleurodesis was performed without success. Pleural effusion is usually a transudate. Isotopic exploration of hepatic hydrothorax: We administered the same doses as those reported in the literature: The patient had a good response to treatment with progressive decrease in chest tube drainage, allowing chest tube removal without recurrence of pleural effusion.

Contrary to the two previous case reports 15,20our patient had failed to all available treatment options, including pleurodesis and TIPS. It is possible that TIPS and octreotide had a summatory effect on the decrease of portal hypertension.