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Drainage

  • Gyu I. Gang
  • Jonathan F. Moulton
  • Joseph S. Solomkin
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Abstract

• Percutaneous abscess drainage (PD) is the preferred option in most cases. • Operative intervention is indicated for failure of PD or when there are absolute contraindications to PD. • PD can temporize, permitting delayed definitive management of an infectious focus.

Keywords

Percutaneous Drainage Abscess Cavity Intraabdominal Abscess Pyogenic Liver Abscess Intraabdominal Infection 
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  • Gyu I. Gang
  • Jonathan F. Moulton
  • Joseph S. Solomkin

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