Pyogenic Liver Abscess Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Risk Factors, Treatment, and Long-Term Outcome

Abstract

Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains a challenging operation with a 40 % postoperative complication rate. Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is an uncommon complication following PD with little information on its incidence or treatment. This study was done to examine the incidence, risk factors, treatment, and long-term outcome of PLA after PD. We retrospectively… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-014-2466-8

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