SUBPHRENIC ABSCESS: A THORACOABDOMINAL CLINICAL COMPLEX: THE CHANGING PICTURE WITH ANTIBIOTICS.

@article{Carter1964SUBPHRENICAA,
  title={SUBPHRENIC ABSCESS: A THORACOABDOMINAL CLINICAL COMPLEX: THE CHANGING PICTURE WITH ANTIBIOTICS.},
  author={Reginald C Carter and Lyman Augustus Brewer},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1964},
  volume={108},
  pages={
          165-74
        }
}
D ESPITE the effectiveness of antibacteria agents in peritonitis and pIeuropuImonary infections, the present day incidence of subphrenic abscess has not appreciabIy decreased in our experience, while the empIoyment of antibiotics is steadiIy increasing. In fact, the use of antibiotics has added to the diffIcuIties of diagnosis. We beIieve that the diagnostic probIems wiI1 be simpIified if one considers subphrenic abscess as a thoracoabdomina1 cIinica1 compIex. It is truIy thoracoabdomina1… CONTINUE READING
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