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how do you calculate SAAG

serum albumin minus ascitic fluid albumin

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normal peritoneum SAAG level equal to or over 1.1 g/dL causes

portal hypertesion (hepatic congestion, liver disease, portal vein occluison)

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normal peritnoueum SAAG level under 1.1

hypoalbumineria and miscellaneous conditions

4

diseased peritneum SAAG under 1.1

infections, malignant conditions and other conditions

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most ascites is secondary to what so pts should be asked about risk factors for

chronic liver disease
risk factors for liver disesae

6

what is budd chieari syundrome

thrombosis of the hepatic veins

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signs of chronic liver disease

palmar erythema
spider angiomas
gynecomastia
muscle wasting
asterixis

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what is anasarca and from what

full body edema
nephrotic disease with hypoalbuminemia or heart failure

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mild elevations (5x normal) of hepatic ALT-predominant

chronic hep B,C,D
acute viral hepatitis (A-E)
steatosis/steatohepatitis
hemochrom
meds
autoimmune hep
alpha-1 antitryp
wilson
celiac

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mild elevations (5x normal) of hepatic AST-predominant

alcohol related liver injuryu (AST:ALT)
cirrhosis

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mild elevations (5x normal) nonhepatic

strenusous exercise
hemolysis

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severe elevations (>15x normal) of aminotransferase elevations

acute viral hepatitis (A-E, herpes)
meds
ischemic hepatitis
autoimmune
wilson
acute bile duct obstruction
acute budd chiari