TITLE

Pancreatic injuries from blunt trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Craig, Mark H.; Talton, David S.
PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb1995, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9510171785

 

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