Rectal trauma: Management based on anatomic distinctions

McGrath, Virginia; Fabian, Timothy C.; Croce, Martin A.; Minard, Gayle; Pritchard, F. Elizabeth
December 1998
American Surgeon;Dec1998, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p1136
Academic Journal
Examines anatomic considerations in the management of rectal wounds in Memphis, Tennessee. Classification of rectal wound injury as to location; Predisposing factors and complications of rectal wounds; Evolution of rectal wound management principles; Considerations on fecal diversion, presacral draining, injury repair and distal rectal washout.


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