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Ascites and ascitic drainage. Build-up of fluid in the abdomen (tummy) and how it can be treated

Ascites and ascitic drainage. Build-up of fluid in the abdomen (tummy) and how it can be treated (September 2019)

This leaflet aims to help you understand ascites (build-up of fluid in the abdomen), what causes it and how it can be treated. It explains how the fluid can be removed in a procedure called ascitic drainage, or paracentesis. 

Author(s)
Marie Curie
Place of publication
London
Publisher
Date of publication
September 2019
Pages
14pp
Price
Free to members of the public.
Subject(s)
Format
Booklet
Language
English
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