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Research & Reviews  23 results

The role of leukocytes in predicting whether laparotomy is required in patients with pe...
Surgery Yucel M, Yildiz A et. al.

Aug 25th, 2021 - This study aimed to determine the importance of leukocytes, leukocyte subgroups, platelets, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in deciding whether laparotomy is required during observation in patients with penetrating...

Radiographic pneumoperitoneum following abdominal stab wound is not an absolute indicat...
Injury Kong V, Cheung C et. al.

Jan 13th, 2021 - Pneumoperitoneum on chest radiograph (CXR) following abdominal stab wounds (SW) is generally considered as surrogate evidence of viscus perforation and an absolute indication for laparotomy. The exact yield of this radiographic finding is unknown....

CT tractography in anterior abdominal stab wounds: a proposed algorithm.
European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery : Offici... Maurice KK, Elfiky MA et. al.

Feb 17th, 2020 - This study evaluates the accuracy of IV contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) tractography in the detection of peritoneal violation in anterior abdominal stab wounds (AASW) and its impact on the management algorithm. This prospective study in...

Initial evaluation and management of abdominal gunshot wounds in adults
Christopher Colwell

INTRODUCTION While in the past abdominal gunshot wounds (GSWs) often mandated exploratory laparotomy, with the advent of newer diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, and the ability for noninvasive critical care monitoring, fewer patients cross th...

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