Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, July 31st, 2005
"Hepatic hydatidosis still remains as a serious problem in general surgery. Recurrence and/or secondary hydatidosis rates are up to 25% in the cases treated with surgery alone," surgeons in Turkey explained.
"Albendazole is the most commonly used drug in the medical treatment of echinococcosis," noted C. Polat and colleagues at Ondokuz Mayis University, who conducted a study to determine "the effect of albendazole using the intraoperative and perioperative periods as dual therapy."
"Fifty-two cases of hepatic hydatidosis were...
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