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Patient with cirrhosis of the liver Now has a

Patient: Patient with cirrhosis of the liver. Now has a pleurx cath that is being drained of 2000cc a day. Significant weight loss. Fair appetite. Decline in ADL’s. Last bilirubin was WNL. Had problems regulating NA levels in the hospital. And is on a fluid restriction of 800cc/day. What is the life expectancy with these frequent drains of such a large amount?

 

 

Symptoms: Weight loss, debility, weakness, fair appeitie, tachycardia

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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