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-- 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...
Primary liver transplantation is associated with better long-term survival than is biliary-enteric drainage (BED) in infants with biliary atresia, according to a new study. Reuters Health Informatio...
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...
A smart drainage device has been developed by a team of researchers at Purdue University to combat microorganism accumulation -More-
Language access company, Stratus Video, has announced the ability to add video remote interpreters to any telehealth video conferencing system with their new product, Stratus Link. If healthcare provi...
Critically ill patients with pancreatic necrosis who cannot wait the standard 4 weeks for endoscopic drainage and debridement should be considered for earlier treatment.
Percutaneous drainage for pyogenic liver abscess has been considered the gold-standard approach for the treatment on almost of the cases. However, when percutaneous drainage fails or even in some espe...
Lung abscess was previously treated surgically, but is now mainly treated with antibiotics and ideally with direct drainage, although postural drainage canalso be used.
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...
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...