Official reprint from UpToDate®
www.uptodate.com ©2017 UpToDate, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Malignancy-related ascites


Bruce A Runyon, MD

Section Editor — Cirrhosis and Its Complications

Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of New Mexico, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Special Hepatology Consultant to the Indian Health Service

Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico

Section Editors

Lawrence S Friedman, MD

Section Editor — General Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine

Eduardo Bruera, MD

Section Editor — Non Pain Symptoms: Assessment and Management

Professor of Oncology

University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Houston

Don S Dizon, MD, FACP

Section Editor – Gynecologic Oncology

Head of Women's Cancers, Lifespan Cancer Institute

Director of Medical Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital

Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Deputy Editors

Kristen M Robson, MD, MBA, FACG

Assistant Professor

Tufts University School of Medicine

Diane MF Savarese, MD

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Oncology and Palliative Care

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity