Clinical Charateristics and Outcome of Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Different Size: 15-Year Experience from a Single Center

@inproceedings{Du2016ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical Charateristics and Outcome of Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Different Size: 15-Year Experience from a Single Center},
  author={Zhao-Qing Du and Lina Zhang and Qiang Lu and Yi-Fan Ren and Yi Lv and Xue-min Liu and Xu-Feng Zhang},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
The standard therapeutic protocols of pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) have not been well established yet. We investigated the clinical characteristics, disease progression, choices of treatments and outcomes of PLA with different size. 410 cases of patients with PLA were enrolled retrospectively from 2000 to 2014, and were grouped as small abscess (≤5 cm, n = 125), large abscess (5 cm to 10 cm, n = 218) and giant abscess (>10 cm, n = 36). The most common bacteria were Klebsiella pneumonia (22… CONTINUE READING

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