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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-17T12:53:14-0400
This prospective, randomized controlled trial enrolled a convenience sample of adults and children presenting to two Level 1 trauma centers over 12-months with subcutaneous skin abscesses ...
Comparing the outcome of traditional incision and drainage with a larger skin incision with or without gauze packing of cutaneous abscess in pediatrics versus a new minimally invasive inci...
Superficial skin and soft tissue abscess are frequently managed by opening them up with a procedure called "incision and drainage". It is routine practice in the United States to place pa...
Surgeons usually choosing drainage tube for laparoscopic cholecystectomy according to their experiences but not guidelines. We design a RCT to evaluate the role of drainage in LC surgery a...
Background: Skin abscesses are a growing problem in the general pediatric population around the world. While the standard treatment for an abscess/boil is incision and drainage, many physi...
The aim of this study were to describe the technique of percutaneous drainage of iliopsoas abscess, and to discuss the benefits of using this minimally-invasive tool. A single center study with retros...
Sixty-four-year-old female who underwent hemi-hepatectomy for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma a year ago presented with biliary sputum, cough and fever. Cross-sectional imaging showed a recurred tumor...
We report a successful treatment of a subcutaneous abscess in a 24-year-old woman caused by hyaluronic acid injection in nasal dorsum augmentation using negative pressure drainage via nasal mucosal ap...
The spleen is the most common abdominal site for systemic septic emboli that often complicate infective endocarditis. Management of an embolic splenic abscess usually involves surgical splenectomy or ...
The effects on the respiratory or hemodynamic function of drainage of pleural effusion on critically ill patients are not completely understood. First outcome was to evaluate the PiO/FiO (P/F) ratio b...
The measurement of subcutaneous fat located directly beneath the skin by grasping a fold of skin and subcutaneous fat between the thumb and forefinger and pulling it away from the underlying muscle tissue. The thickness of the double layer of skin and subcutaneous tissue is then read with a caliper. The five most frequently measured sites are the upper arm, below the scapula, above the hip bone, the abdomen, and the thigh. Its application is the determination of relative fatness, of changes in physical conditioning programs, and of the percentage of body fat in desirable body weight. (From McArdle, et al., Exercise Physiology, 2d ed, p496-8)
Surgical creation of an external opening into the ILEUM for fecal diversion or drainage. This replacement for the RECTUM is usually created in patients with severe INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. Loop (continent) or tube (incontinent) procedures are most often employed.
A rehabilitation therapy for removal of copious mucus secretion from the lung of patients with diseases such as CHRONIC BRONCHITIS; BRONCHIECTASIS; PULMONARY ABSCESS; or CYSTIC FIBROSIS. The patient's head is placed in a downward incline (so the TRACHEA is inferior to the affected area) for 15- to 20-minute sessions.
Surgical formation of an opening in the ureter for external drainage of the urine; cutaneous route utilizes a ureteral orifice emerging through the skin.
The application of massage to control EDEMA and improve circulation by manually moving excess lymph out of a tissue.