Transrectal ultrasound and fluoroscopy-guided drainage of deep pelvic collections in children


Koral K., Derinkuyu B. E. , Gargan L., Lagomarsino E. M. , Murphy J. T.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.45, no.3, pp.513-518, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.06.033
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.513-518
  • Keywords: Transrectal drainage, Transrectal ultrasound, Deep pelvic abscess, Appendicitis, Children, RADIOLOGIC GUIDANCE, ABSCESS DRAINAGE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose: Pediatric deep pelvic abscesses generally occur as a complication of perforated appendicitis or after laparoscopic appendectomy. We describe our technique and experience in imaging-guided transrectal drainage (TRD) of deep pelvic abscesses in children.