• 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)
Paul M. Glen, John Noseworthy, Diane S. Babcock. Use of Intraoperative Ultrasonography to Localize a Hepatic Abscess. Arch Surg. 1984;119(3):347–348. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1984.01390150077019