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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 316013, 7 pages
Are Pyogenic Liver Abscesses Still a Surgical Concern? A Western Experience
1Hepatobiliary Surgery Department, CHU de Caen, 14000 Caen, France
2Medical Statistics, CHU de Caen, 14000 Caen, France
3Radiology Department, CHU de Caen, 14000 Caen, France
4Infectious Diseases, CHU de Caen, 14000 Caen, France
Received 12 September 2011; Revised 25 December 2011; Accepted 30 December 2011
Academic Editor: Olivier Farges
Copyright © 2012 Barbara Alkofer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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