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1. Liver abscess

, hepatic vein, or portal vein, by extension of an adjacent infection, or as a result of trauma. One or multiple abscesses can be present. Fungal liver abscess can occur in immunocompromised hosts. Amoebic liver abscess is a complication of amoebiasis. History and exam presence of risk factors fevers and chills RUQ tenderness hepatomegaly weight loss fatigue abdominal pain nausea and vomiting cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain jaundice signs of pleural effusion in the right lower zone signs (...) Liver abscess Liver abscess - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Liver abscess Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: March 2018 Summary A localised infection in the liver parenchyma that may be bacterial, fungal, or parasitic in origin. Patients typically present with non-specific constitutional symptoms, RUQ abdominal pain, and tenderness. The most common underlying condition in people with pyogenic

2018 BMJ Best Practice

2. Management of Liver Abscess in Children: Our Experience Full Text available with Trip Pro

Management of Liver Abscess in Children: Our Experience Liver abscess is common in pediatric population in India. Children have unique set of predisposing factors and clinical features. Liver abscesses are infectious, space-occupying lesions in the liver; the two most common abscesses being pyogenic and amebic. Its severity depends on the source of the infection and the underlying condition of the patient.A total of 34 patients less than 12 years were assessed in a retrospective study from (...) patients (58.8%) underwent ultrasound-guided percutaneous catheter drainage. Two patients required catheter drainage for large abscess and needle aspiration for the smaller abscess.Antimicrobial therapy along with percutaneous drainage constitutes the mainstay of treatment, whereas open surgical drainage should be reserved for selected cases.How to cite this article: Waghmare M, Shah H, Tiwari C, Khedkar K, Gandhi S. Management of Liver Abscess in Children: Our Experience. Euroasian J Hepato

2017 Euroasian journal of hepato-gastroenterology

4. Liver Abscess Associated Sepsis Caused by Fish Bone Ingestion Full Text available with Trip Pro

Liver Abscess Associated Sepsis Caused by Fish Bone Ingestion 28868489 2018 11 13 2341-4545 23 6 2016 Nov-Dec GE Portuguese journal of gastroenterology GE Port J Gastroenterol Liver Abscess Associated Sepsis Caused by Fish Bone Ingestion. 322-323 10.1016/j.jpge.2016.03.006 Peixoto Armando A Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal. Gonçalves Regina R Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal. Macedo Guilherme G (...) Gastroenterology Department, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal. eng Journal Article 2016 06 21 Switzerland GE Port J Gastroenterol 101685861 2387-1954 Fishes Foreign Bodies Liver Abscess Sepsis 2016 02 12 2016 03 13 2017 9 5 6 0 2016 6 21 0 0 2016 6 21 0 1 epublish 28868489 10.1016/j.jpge.2016.03.006 S2341-4545(16)30024-2 PMC5580013 Lancet. 2002 Mar 16;359(9310):977 11918943 Klin Khir. 1992;(11):75-6 1296086 Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Dec 1;41(11):1689-90 16267752 ANZ J Surg. 2011 Mar;81(3):206

2016 GE Portuguese journal of gastroenterology

5. The Evolving Nature of Hepatic Abscess: A Review Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Evolving Nature of Hepatic Abscess: A Review Hepatic abscess (HA) remains a serious and often difficult to diagnose problem. HAs can be divided into three main categories based on the underlying conditions: infectious, malignant, and iatrogenic. Infectious abscesses include those secondary to direct extension from local infection, systemic bacteremia, and intra-abdominal infections that seed the portal system. However, over the years, the etiologies and risks factors for HA have continued

2016 Journal of clinical and translational hepatology

6. Sequential intravenous/oral antibiotic vs. continuous intravenous antibiotic in the treatment of pyogenic liver abscess

Sequential intravenous/oral antibiotic vs. continuous intravenous antibiotic in the treatment of pyogenic liver abscess Sequential intravenous/oral antibiotic vs. continuous intravenous antibiotic in the treatment of pyogenic liver abscess Sequential intravenous/oral antibiotic vs. continuous intravenous antibiotic in the treatment of pyogenic liver abscess Ng F H, Wong W M, Wong B C, Kng C, Wong S Y, Lai K C, Cheng C S, Yuen W C, Lam S K, Lai C L Record Status This is a critical abstract (...) of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of sequential intravenous-oral antibiotic therapy versus continuous intravenous antibiotic therapy for the treatment of pyogenic liver abscess. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

7. Needle aspiration of amoebic liver abscess. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Needle aspiration of amoebic liver abscess. To determine the value of needle aspiration in uncomplicated amoebic liver abscess.Randomised case-control study with a minimum follow up of one year, comparing patients treated with drugs alone with those treated with additional needle aspiration.Referral based gastroenterology clinic.39 Consecutive patients with amoebic liver abscess in the right lobe, of whom 37 completed the study.Metronidazole 2.4 g/day was given to all patients for 10 days (...) amoebicidal drugs such as metronidazole is optimally effective in treating amoebic liver abscess, and in uncomplicated cases routine aspiration is not required.

1989 BMJ Controlled trial quality: uncertain