Pyogenic liver abscess: Multivariate analysis of risk factors

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Seventy-three patients with pyogenic liver abscess during the year 1978–1988 were studied in the Kaohsiung Medical College Hospital. The overall mortality rate was 19.2% in this study. By using univariate analysis, it was revealed that clinical jaundice, pleural effusion, bilobar abscess, profound hypoalbuminemia (<2.5 g/dl), hyperbilirubinemia (>2 mg/dl… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01658732

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