Focus on Blunt Solid Organ Injuries

April 2009
European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Apr2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p89
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on blunt solid organ injuries with the introduction of advanced imaging tools and modern intensive care units. It notes several centers which performed routine laparotomy in blunt abdominal trauma with signs of peritoneal irritation. It states that there has been immense improvement in the non-operative management (NOM) of intra-abdominal solid organ injury.


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