A Randomized Control Trial of Percutaneous Ultrasound Guided Needle Aspirations Versus Incision and Drainage for the Management of Breast Abscesses in the Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 682-689
AbstractObjectives: This present study was aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of the two treatment modalities:percutaneous ultrasound guided needle aspirations versus incision and drainage inthe management of breast abscesses.
Methods: A total of 50 breast abscess patients were enrolled in this study. All the patients were randomized and allocated into 2 groups of 25 patients each.25 patients in one group were subjected topercutaneous ultrasound guided needle aspiration (Group A) under local anaesthesia and 25 patients in another group to incision and drainage (Group B) under general anaesthesia respectively. A detailed history and clinical examination was done for all the patients and multiple clinical variables were recorded prospectively to evaluate the differences in theclinical outcomes of the two modalities used for the management of breast abscesses.
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