Review of pyogenic liver abscess at the Royal Adelaide Hospital 1980-1987.

@article{Karatassas1990ReviewOP,
  title={Review of pyogenic liver abscess at the Royal Adelaide Hospital 1980-1987.},
  author={Alex Karatassas and Jill Williams},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={60 11},
  pages={893-7}
}
Pyogenic liver abscess is an uncommon condition which carries substantial morbidity and mortality if untreated. A review was undertaken of 31 patients who were admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) between January 1980 and December 1987 and who were diagnosed as having pyogenic liver abscess. The aims of the study were to review the aetiology, current methods of investigation and treatment of the disease, and to formulate a management plan based on the findings. Hypoalbuminaemia… CONTINUE READING

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