Patients with ascites and:
How many patients are asymptomatic?
In this study from Pinzello et al, 1 in 3 patients with SBP were "silent"
But - you say - my patient has an INR so we can't 🙄
And its missing important parts of the story
Thrombin generation is the business end of the clot cascade
And it turns out ... it is usually preserved in cirrhosis.
And sometimes it is HIGHER!
But it is a window into the wonderful world of cirrhotic physiology!
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