TITLE

Non-operative management in blunt splenic trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Notash, A. Yaghoubi; Amoli, H. Ahmadi; Nikandish, A.; Kenari, A. Yazdankhah
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Emergency Medicine Journal;Apr2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p210
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the outcomes of non-operative therapy for adult patients with blunt splenic injuries in a tertiary trauma center in Tehran, Iran. Treatment categories were non-operative management, emergent laparotomy, and partial or total laparotomy following failed non-operative management. Several factors that determined treatment type were age, Glasgow coma score, spleen injury score, hospitalization period and blood transfusion volume.
ACCESSION #
32107393

 

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