Endoscopic ultrasound-guided abscess drainage.


Abdominal and pelvic abscesses have traditionally been drained by percutaneous techniques or surgery. While surgical drainage is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality, percutaneous techniques are associated with the need for multiple interventions, increased length of hospital stay, and an indwelling external catheter for prolonged periods… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.giec.2012.04.002


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@article{Prasad2012EndoscopicUA, title={Endoscopic ultrasound-guided abscess drainage.}, author={Ganapathy A. Prasad and Shyam Varadarajulu}, journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America}, year={2012}, volume={22 2}, pages={281-90, ix} }