TITLE

Blunt splenic trauma: Characteristics of patients requiring urgent laparotomy

AUTHOR(S)
Cathey, Kimberly L.; Brady, William J.; Butler, Kathy; Blow, Osbert; Cephas, Gerald A.; Young, Jeffrey s.
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p450
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Defines the characteristics of patients in the emergency department with significant splenic injury secondary to blunt abdominal trauma (BAT). Analysis of 54 cases of splenic insult; Characteristics of operative candidates; Difficulty in evaluating BAT victim; Diagnostic approaches in BAT victim; Characteristics of splenic injury.
ACCESSION #
587317

 

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