Volume : VI, Issue : XI, November - 2016

Treatment by percutaneous catheter drainage in hepatic abscess management�A study

Dr. Sohail Anjum, Dr. Apurva Kumar Rajan

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 Aim and Objectives: To see the effectiveness of percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD) approach in the management of hepatic abscess. Materials & Methods: In this study, 60 cases of liver abscess were taken with age group between 25–60 years. Study was done in surgery department of JLNMCH, Bhagalpur, Bihar from October 2015 to September 2016. All cases were registered fulfilled the inclusion criteria and exclusion criteria. Group A was given conservative treatment and Group B was given percutaneous catheter drainage. Results were analysed statistically. Results: it was shown in this study that mostly males were there, 55 out of 60 cases. The most common complain was abdominal pain and tenderness in right hypochondrium in 85% of the cases. The average hospital stay for patients in group B was 5 days as compared to 7 days in group A. Pain relieved in just 4 days in group B as compared to group A, it was 6 days. Conclusions: Percutaneous catheter drainage is a effective option of treatment in hepatic abscess as compared to conservative management

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Dr. Sohail Anjum, Dr. Apurva kumar Rajan, Treatment by percutaneous catheter drainage in hepatic abscess management�A study, Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 11 | November 2016

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