Priority 5 from the Mesothelioma PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which is the most effective current treatment for ascites (excessive accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity) (e.g. denver shunt, pleurex catheter, etc) in patients with peritoneal mesothelioma? (JLA PSP Priority 5)
Overall ranking 5
JLA question ID 0025/5
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence No systematic reviews or studies identified
Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Why are  more palliative treatments offered for peritoneal mesothelioma?
Comparison Surgery
Submitted by Carer
Outcomes to be measured Management of ascites
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0025
PSP name Mesothelioma
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 53  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 16 December 2014