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Author(s):
Eckel, Florian; Lersch, Christian; Huber, Wolfgang; Weiss, Wolfgang; Berger, Hermann; Schulte-Frohlinde, Ewert 
Title:
Multimicrobial Sepsis Including textitClostridium perfringens after Chemoembolization of a Single Liver Metastasis from Common Bile Duct Cancer 
Abstract:
A 65-year-old woman underwent resection of a distal common bile duct carcinoma (Whipple’s procedure). Twelve months later a single hepatic metastasis was detected and a chemoembolization was performed. Immediately after chemoembolization the patient developed a multimicrobial sepsis including Clostridium perfringens. CT scans depicted pathognomonic signs of gas-containing abscess in the necrotic liver metastasis. She was subsequently treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics, abscess drainage and...    »
 
Keywords:
<italic>Clostridium perfringens; </italic> sepsis; Bile duct cancer; Chemoembolization; Hyperbaric oxygen; Hemolysis 
Journal title:
Digestion 
Year:
2000 
Journal volume:
62 
Journal issue:
2-3 
Pages contribution:
208--212 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1421-9867 
E-ISSN:
1421-9867 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.