A number of patient case studies have been developed with the assistance of Professors Vincente Arroyo, Mauro Bernardi, Francesco Salerno and Paolo Angeli, and are intended for healthcare professionals practicing in Europe. The platform is not suitable for mobile use.
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Large-volume paracentesis: Lance, 55 – presents to the GP significant abdominal discomfort, weight gain and periods of shortness of breath. Sabrina, 45 – presents to the GP significant weight gain, abdominal pain, nausea, decreased appetite and abdominal distension.
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) type 1: Susan, 43 (type 2 diabetes and uncontrolled hypertension) – presents at the emergency department complaining of fever, bilateral lower extremity oedema, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, progressively worsening over the past 3 weeks.
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: Olivia, 37 (type 2 diabetes and cirrhosis) – presenting at the emergency department complaining of gastrointestinal bleeding.
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