CT guided transthoracic catheter drainage of intrapulmonary abscess.

@article{Yunus2009CTGT,
  title={CT guided transthoracic catheter drainage of intrapulmonary abscess.},
  author={Mahira Yunus},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={703-9}
}
  • Mahira Yunus
  • Published 2009 in
    JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical…
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of CT- guided transthoracic catheter drainage of intrapulmonary abscess considering success rate versus complications. METHODS This prospective study was carried out at radiology department of Al-Noor Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, from 1.1.2003 to 31.12.2005. Nineteen patients were selected for CT guided percutaneous drainage. Under CT guidance catheter placement was carried out using Seldinger technique. RESULTS Nineteen patients with lung… CONTINUE READING