Tuboovarian Abscesses: Is Size Associated with Duration of Hospitalization & Complications?

@inproceedings{DeWitt2010TuboovarianAI,
  title={Tuboovarian Abscesses: Is Size Associated with Duration of Hospitalization & Complications?},
  author={Jason DeWitt and Angela Reining and Jenifer E. Allsworth and Jeffrey F Peipert},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
  year={2010}
}
Objective. To evaluate the association between abscess size and duration of hospitalization and need for surgical intervention. Methods. We collected data from patients admitted with ICD-9 codes 614.9 (PID) and 614.2 (TOA) from January 1, 1999-December 31, 2005. We abstracted data regarding demographics, diagnostic testing/laboratory testing, imaging, treatment, and clinical course. Two abscess groups were created: </=8 cm or >8 cm. Descriptive statistics were calculated, and duration of… CONTINUE READING

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