Table 3.

Effects of albumin infusion on morbidity and mortality due to spontaneous bacterial peritonitisa

Outcome VariableCefotaxime (n = 63)Cefotaxime + Albumin (n = 63)P Value
Renal failure, n (%)21 (33%)6 (11%)<0.002
Death in hospital, n (%)18 (29%)6 (10%)<0.01
Death at 3 months, n (%)26 (41%)14 (22%)<0.03
  • a Data from reference 12.