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Treatment of symptomatic hepatic cyst by percutaneous instillation of Pantopaque.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  973675     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A large, symptomatic, simple hepatic cysts was managed by the percutaneous instillation of Pantopaque. The method was based on reports of similar percutaneous treatment of renal cysts. In 6 months the patient was asymptomatic and radiographs demonstrated evidence of a fibrous reaction within the cyst. The patient remains asymptomatic 16 months after puncture. These results suggest that percutaneous instillation of sclerosing agents may provide an alternative to operative procedures.
H M Goldstein; D R Carlyle; R S Nelson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  127     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1976 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-03     Completed Date:  1976-12-03     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  850-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cysts / therapy*
Iodobenzenes / therapeutic use*
Iophendylate / therapeutic use*
Liver Diseases / therapy*
Middle Aged
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Iodobenzenes; 99-79-6/Iophendylate

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