Francisco Javier Jiménez Mendióroz

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Pyogenic liver abscesses in 20 adult patients were reviewed to evaluate if computed tomography (CT), ultrasonography (US) and percutaneous catheter drainage have improved prognosis of this disease. The average delay in diagnosis was 16 days. The CT sensitivity was 94% while the US sensitivity was 78%. The response to treatment with open surgery was compared(More)
OBJECTIVE Significant changes in the management of acute pancreatitis have taken place since the 2004 Pamplona Consensus Conference. The objective of this conference has been the revision and updating of the Conference recommendations, in order to unify the integral management of potentially severe acute pancreatitis in an ICU. PARTICIPANTS Spanish and(More)
Cystic lesions of the pancreas are infrequent, estimated at only some 1% of all pancreatic tumours and at some 10% of all pancreatic cysts. The pre-operational diagnosis is important for a suitable treatment, with valuable radiological techniques available today such as ultrasound, computerised tomography and magnetic resonance. In spite of this we have to(More)
We present 26 cases of pyogenic hepatic abscess diagnosed by echography, 14 of which were treated by percutaneous drainage guided by ultrasound. An analysis is made of the clinical and radiological findings, as well as the differential diagnosis of focal hepatic lesions. Due to the lack of clinical specificity in many patients, we recommend fine needle(More)
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