Prevalence of Colon Cancer in Pyogenic Liver Abscess
Cryptogenic Pyogenic Liver Abscess
Conditions: official terms
Abscess - Liver Abscess - Liver Abscess, Pyogenic
Conditions: Keywords
pyogenic liver abscess, colon cancer
Study Type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Phase
Phase 4
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Overall Status
Although a proportion of pyogenic liver abscess may originated from colonic mucosal lesions, the prevalence of colonic neoplasm in the patients with pyogenic liver abscess are still not evaluated yet. Thus, our group will find the prevalence of colonic neoplasm in the group of cryptogenic pyogenic liver abscess by colonoscopic examination.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Pyogenic liver abscess radiologically and bacteriologically diagnosed

Exclusion Criteria:

- Amebic liver abscess

- Other causes of pyogenic liver abscess such as cholangitis, liver cancer, complication of transarterial chemoembolization or radiofrequency ablation to hepatocellular carcinoma

- Refusal to colonoscopic examination

- Inadequate general patient status to perform the colonoscopic examination

- Patient who has had the screening colonoscopic examination within 1 year and showed normal finding or had 1 or 2 colon polyp in adequate exam
Pusan National Unversity Yangsan Hospital
Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, Republic of
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Ki Tae Yoon - +82-55-360-2362 -
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
Busan, Korea, Republic of
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Tae Oh Kim, M.D. - +82-51-797-0658 -
Start Date
January 2014
Completion Date
December 2016
Inje University
Inje University
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