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Ascites Albumin Gradient (SAAG)

Serum Albumin
Ascites Albumin
SAAG:

 

Formula

SAAG (g/L) = Serum Albumin - Ascites Albumin

A SAAG >= 11 suggests presence of portal hypertension in patients with a transudative ascites.

A SAAG < 11 suggests absence of significant portal hypertension in patients with exudate ascites.