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Table 1 Reports describing the discovery of a foreign body causing a liver abscess using laparoscopic surgery

From: Liver abscess caused by fish bone perforation of stomach wall treated by laparoscopic surgery: a case report

Case Year of publication Author Patient age Sex Abscess position Maximum abscess size (mm) Foreign body position First treatment Operative method Recurrence
1 2012 Riani [19] 68 M Left lobe Unknown Margins of the liver Antibiotics Left lateral sectionectomy
2 2014 Kosar [20] 73 F Left lobe 60 Margins of the liver Operation Foreign body removal + abscess drainage
3 2015 Panebianco [21] 57 F Left lobe 80 Margins of the liver Antibiotics Foreign body removal + abscess drainage
4 2015 Morelli [22] 65 M Left lobe 80 Margins of the liver Antibiotics Foreign body removal
5 2016 Tan [23] 56 M Left lobe 38 Margins of the liver Antibiotics + percutaneous drainage Foreign body removal
6 2016 Tan [23] 63 M Left lobe 90 Margins of the liver Antibiotics + percutaneous drainage Foreign body removal
7 2018 Bandeira-de-Mello [24] 44 F Left lobe 95 Margins of the liver Antibiotics + percutaneous drainage Foreign body removal
8 2018 Yu [25] 34 F Left lobe Unknown Margins of the liver Antibiotics Foreign body removal (laparotomy conversion)
9 2019 Our case 51 M Left lobe 55 Margins of the liver Operation Foreign body removal + abscess drainage
  1. Abbreviation: M male, F female, “–” not detected