Minimally invasive treatment of renal abscess.

  title={Minimally invasive treatment of renal abscess.},
  author={Judy Fried Siegel and Arthur D. Smith and Robert Miles Moldwin},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={155 1},
PURPOSE We critically evaluated the most appropriate management of renal abscesses, and identified the set of patients that most benefits from conservative treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed charts regarding discharge diagnoses, radiological studies, pathological specimens, epidemiology factors and outcomes. Statistical analysis was performed using loglinear and covariant analysis. RESULTS Nine years of experience (1984 to 1993) at 2 affiliated hospitals (1 public… CONTINUE READING