Percutaneous Treatment of Splenic Cystic Echinococcosis: Results of 12 Cases


AKHAN O., Akkaya S., Dagoglu M. G. , Akpinar B., Erbahceci A., Ciftci T., ...More

CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, vol.39, no.3, pp.441-446, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00270-015-1265-2
  • Journal Name: CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.441-446
  • Keywords: Echinococcosis, Splenic diseases, Cysts, Interventional radiology, SPLEEN-PRESERVING SURGERY, LIVER HYDATID CYSTS, SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT, CORE BIOPSY, DISEASE, SPLENECTOMY, ALBENDAZOLE, DIAGNOSIS, NEEDLE, SITES

Abstract

Purpose Cystic echinococcosis (CE) in the spleen is a rare disease even in endemic regions. The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of percutaneous treatment for splenic CE.