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A new study examines the impact of PPI treatment on mortality among patients with pyogenic liver abscess. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Observational data suggest elevated in-hospital mortality risk for PPI users among patients newly diagnosed with pyogenic liver abscess.
The hepatitis virus invades liver cells and causes inflammation in the liver tissue. All of the types have slightly different presentations, symptoms and severity. Find out more in this video. Osmos...
Purulent drainage is a thick and milky discharge from a wound that is often a sign of infection. Learn more about this and other types of drainage.
Non-operative management of spinal epidural abscess is safe and effective in selected patients.
From Heber-principle to digital systems, thoracic surgery has significantly changed and improved over the course of time – so has chest drainage. Ten years ago,... The post 10 Years of Digital Chest...
(Loyola University Health System) While antibiotics have greatly reduced the dangers of ear infections, serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and bra...
Each year in the U.S., more than 40,000 patients need a liver transplant because of complications associated with cirrhosis and liver failure. Alcohol-related liver disease (ALD) alone accounts for ne...
Lung abscess was previously treated surgically, but is now mainly treated with antibiotics and ideally with direct drainage, although postural drainage canalso be used.
Liver abscess is common in pediatric population in India. Children have unique set of predisposing factors and clinical features. Liver abscesses are infectious, space-occupying lesions in the liver; ...
A short cut review was carried out to establish whether the addition of irrigation of the abscess cavity improved outcomes after incision and drainage of a cutaneous abscess. One paper presented the b...
Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) are space-occupying lesions in the liver associated with high morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to review an Italian hospital experience in epidemiological...
Objective We herein present a case involving a prevertebral abscess complicated by a spinal epidural abscess (SEA) secondary to intradiscal oxygen-ozone chemonucleolysis for treatment of a cervical di...