Percutaneous drainage for treatment of infected pancreatic pseudocysts


Cantasdemir M. , KARA B., Kantarci F. , Mihmanli I. , Numan F. , Erguney S.

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.96, ss.136-140, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

Özet

Background: Infection of pancreatic pseudocysts is a potentially fatal complication that must be treated immediately. Despite numerous published reports about percutaneous treatment, the effectiveness of percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD) of infected pancreatic pseudocysts is still under discussion.