TITLE

Rectal trauma: Management based on anatomic distinctions

AUTHOR(S)
McGrath, Virginia; Fabian, Timothy C.; Croce, Martin A.; Minard, Gayle; Pritchard, F. Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Dec1998, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p1136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1348718

 

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