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World J Hepatol. Oct 27, 2014; 6(10): 745-751
Published online Oct 27, 2014. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v6.i10.745
Table 5 Grading system and representative management strategies for ascites
GradesDefinition in International Ascites Club (2003)Definition in International Ascites Club (1996)
Grade ADetected only on United StatesMild
Grade BModerate symmetrical distention of the abdomenModerate
Grade CMarked abdominal distentionMassive or tense