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Serum-Ascites Albumin Gradient (SAAG)

SAAG Calculator (Serum-Ascites Albumin Gradient)

The Serum-Ascites Albumin Gradient (SAAG) is a medical value that represents the difference of albumin concentration between blood serum and the ascitic fluid. This discrepancy is used by physicians to differentiate the various mechanisms of abnormal fluid accumulation, especially portal hypertension.

Read along to learn how to correctly calculate the serum-ascites albumin gradient using out SAAG calculator.

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