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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 539059, 5 pages
Clinical Study

Predictive Value of the Model of End-Stage Liver Disease in Cirrhotic Patients with and without Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

1University Clinic of Gastrohepatology, University Hospital Center “Mother Theresa”, Dibra Street No. 370, Tirana, Albania
2Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Center “Mother Theresa”, Tirana, Albania
3Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), Tirana, Albania
4Department of International Health, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Received 15 October 2011; Revised 14 December 2011; Accepted 14 December 2011

Academic Editor: Edoardo G. Giannini

Copyright © 2012 Bledar Kraja et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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