• Intraoperative real-time ultrasonography can be a valuable tool for a surgeon. In a patient with hepatic abscesses, intraoperative ultrasonography assisted in the localization of an abscess cavity situated deep in the parenchyma of an enlarged liver, allowing surgical drainage.
(Arch Surg 1984;119:347-348)
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