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Pancreatic pseudocysts and fluid collections: percutaneous approaches.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11392426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Radiological imaging and intervention play important roles in the management of pancreatic fluid collections and pseudocysts. Computed tomography evaluation of the severity of pancreatitis and assessment of its course are now routine. Percutaneous drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts and abscesses is commonly performed as an adjunct to surgical treatment and is frequently definitive therapy. Percutaneous débridement of pancreatic necrosis has recently emerged as a viable alternative to open surgical treatment.
R Neff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Surgical clinics of North America     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0039-6109     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2001 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-05     Completed Date:  2001-07-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0074243     Medline TA:  Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  399-403, xii     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Section of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, New York 10011, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Body Fluids*
Cellulitis / therapy
Drainage / methods
Pancreas / pathology
Pancreatic Pseudocyst / therapy*

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