Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

The Value of Ozone in CT-Guided Drainage of Multiloculated Pyogenic Liver Abscesses: A Randomized Controlled Study

Table 3

Comparison of hospitalization and outcome variables among treatment groups.

Variable, mean (SD)Group IGroup II

Technical success of catheter placement100%100%
Success rate of management86%96%
LOS (d)26.1 (10.3)21.4 (8.2)
Duration of fever (d)5.5 (3.0)3.5 (2.1)
Converted into further surgery4 (14%)1 (4%)
With ongoing sepsis6 (20%)1 (4%)