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March 1984

Use of Intraoperative Ultrasonography to Localize a Hepatic Abscess

Arch Surg. 1984;119(3):347-348. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1984.01390150077019

• 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)