Cirrhotic Ascites with Dr. Beauerle
Dr. Brian Beauerle covers the basics of cirrhosis including pathophysiology, symptoms and survival of patients with survival. He covers when and how to perform a paracentesis including interpretation of results. He discusses pharmacologic and dietary treatment of ascites and refractory ascites. He closes with complications of ascites including spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and hepatic hydrothorax.
Brian Beauerle, M.D.
Dr. Beauerle was trained at the University School of Medicine, where he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology. He currently works for Baptist Health Louisville.