Published: 29 April 2016
Author(s): Kuang-Wei Huang, Yi-Chun Kuan, Jiing-Chyuan Luo, Cheng-Li Lin, Ji-An Liang, Chia-Hung Kao
Issue: April 2016
Section: Original Article

Recent studies have presented conflicting results on the association between gastric acid suppression and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). The long-term effects of gastric acid suppression on SBP in cirrhotic patients remain unclear. This study evaluated the risk of SBP in advanced decompensated cirrhotic patients with long-term gastric acid suppression.

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