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Diuretics for the Management of Malignant Ascites: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines for Use

Last updated: June 4, 2008
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of diuretics versus intermittent paracentesis for the management of malignant ascites?
  2. What is the cost effectiveness of diuretics versus intermittent paracentesis for the management of malignant ascites?
  3. What are the guidelines for use of diuretics for the management of malignant ascites?