Pancreatic injuries from blunt trauma

Craig, Mark H.; Talton, David S.
February 1995
American Surgeon;Feb1995, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p125
Academic Journal
Reviews cases of pancreatic injuries from blunt trauma. Compression of the pancreas against the vertebral bodies as the classic description of the mechanism of blunt trauma to the pancreas; Management of blunt injuries by localized resection and/or drainage; Absence of relation between blunt pancreatic injuries with major vascular injuries; Low mortality risk from blunt pancreatic injuries.


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