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Recently I had a cutaneous abscess which was treated (quite painfully) with incision and drainage. My doctor told me that antibiotics were not strictly necessary, but I could have them if I wanted. Th...
Ten days is better than 3 days to prevent recurrences in infections caused by MRSA.
Adjunctive trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole led to higher cure rates than drainage alone in a randomized trial of patients with uncomplicated skin abscesses treated in the emergency department. Medscap...
Liver cancer is one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers, with few useful surgical or therapeutic options
Find out how the drainage of pleural effusions after cardiac surgery may impact pulmonary function in patients requiring mechanical ventilation. BMJ Open Respiratory Research
A recall involving Stryker's Fuhrman & Pneumopericardial drainage set has been categorized as Class I by the FDA. -More-
Dr. Gerard Silvestri, Medical University of South Carolina, discusses the use of
Drs. Leora Horn, Ben Solomon, & Jack West review the potential rationale and possible limitations of combining different immuntherapy strategies with one another.Related Posts:Promising Early Res...
Percutaneous drainage (PCD) is now the first-line drainage method for liver abscess because of its minimal invasiveness and high technical success rate. However, this procedure has several disadvantag...
BACKGROUND Chills, high fever, right upper abdomen pain, and increased white blood cell count are the main and common clinical features of bacterial liver abscess. It is rare to see bacterial liver ab...
To investigate the clinical features, risk factors, and bacterial spectrum of liver abscess following transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and evaluate the therapeutic effect of percutaneous cathete...
Pilonidal disease in the sacrococcygeal region usually presents as abscesses, recurrent inflammation, cellulitis or fistula tracks. However, few reports on actinomycosis affecting pilonidal sinuses ha...
We present the case of a patient who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy after an episode of acute cholangitis, which triggers months later abdominal sepsis. The patient devoleped a large liver abs...