Renal impairment after Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP) in cirrhotic population.

  • Asif Javaid Wakani Liaquat National Hospital Karachi.
  • Riaz Hussain Awan LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • Seema Nayab LUMHS Jamshoro.
  • Khadim Hussain Awan Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.
  • Faqir Muhammad Awan Shaikh Zaid Hospital Lahore.
Keywords: Cirrhosis, Renal Impairment, Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis


Objectives: To evaluate the frequency of renal impairment after spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in cirrhotic population. Study Design: The study was conducted as Descriptive Cross-Sectional. Setting: Liaquat National Hospital Karachi. Period: For six months (October 01, 2015 to March 31, 2016). Methodology: The subjects with liver cirrhosis spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) were evaluated for serum creatinine and serum blood urea nitrogen (BUN) for evaluation of renal impairment while the patient’s information was recorded on proforma and analyzed in SPSS-15.0. Results: The mean ±SD of age, BUN and serum creatinine for whole population was 50.69±10.69 years, 22.4197±11.64742 and 1.2207±0.92535. Renal impairment was detected in 40 (27.2%) individuals while it is normal in 107 (72.8%) subjects. Conclusion: The renal impairment after SBP in cirrhotic population is higher in present study.

Author Biographies

Asif Javaid Wakani, Liaquat National Hospital Karachi.

FCSP (Gastroenterology)


Department of Gastroenterology


Riaz Hussain Awan, LUMHS Jamshoro.


Assistant Professor

Department of Gastroenterology


Seema Nayab, LUMHS Jamshoro.

FCPS (Radiology)

Assistant Professor

Department of Radiology


Khadim Hussain Awan, Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.

FCPS (Urology)


Department of Urology


Faqir Muhammad Awan, Shaikh Zaid Hospital Lahore.



Department of Cardiology