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A new study examines the impact of PPI treatment on mortality among patients with pyogenic liver abscess. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
-- An abscess forms when germs enter the body through an open wound. An abscess often is raised and may feel warm and painful to the touch. The Nemours Foundation advises against popping, pushing, squ...
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...
I have blogged in the past about provider-to-provider teleconsults (see:The Need for More Research in Provider-to-Provider Telemedicine). This type of telemedicine is often overlooked or underreported...
Bartholin’s glands are positioned on each side of the vagina. When they become blocked a cyst may develop. A Bartholin’s abscess occurs when a Bartholin’s cyst gets infected. The treatment optio...
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...
Data from a retrospective study support use of EUS-guided biliary drainage in patients with pancreatic cancer and indwelling duodenal stent.
Lung abscess was previously treated surgically, but is now mainly treated with antibiotics and ideally with direct drainage, although postural drainage canalso be used.
A 14-year-old otherwise healthy boy presented with right-sided back pain following high fever. Abdominal computed tomography scan showed a large liver abscess. Klebsiella pneumoniae (KP) was rapidly i...
The disease of parapharyngeal abscess is well known to the otolaryngologist and is commonly managed via transoral, transcervical, or combined incision and drainage. We report a novel approach to an ab...
Duodenal perforation is a complication of endoscopic mucosal resection. Liver abscess secondary to iatrogenic perforation is extremely rare. A 43-year-old female visited the hospital to remove a sub-e...
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...