Pericholecystic abscess: classification of US findings to determine the proper therapy.

@article{Takada1989PericholecysticAC,
  title={Pericholecystic abscess: classification of US findings to determine the proper therapy.},
  author={Tadahiro Takada and Hideki Yasuda and Katsuhiro Uchiyama and Hirokazu Hasegawa and T Asagoe and Jun-ichi Shikata},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={172 3},
  pages={693-7}
}
Sixteen patients with a pericholecystic abscess were classified into three groups according to the sonographic findings: Nine patients had an abscess in the gallbladder bed, three in an intramural location in the gallbladder, and four in an intraperitoneal cavity. In the gallbladder bed group, six patients with a localized abscess responded well to conservative therapy, followed by an elective operation. Two patients with a complicated abscess were initially treated with ultrasonically (US… CONTINUE READING