blunt trauma

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injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)

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Ruess L, Sivit CJ, Eichelberger MR, et al: Blunt abdominal trauma in children: Impact of CT on operative and nonoperative management.
Elevated liver enzymes as a predictor of liver injury in stable blunt abdominal trauma patients: case report and systematic review of the literature.
Selective non-operative management of blunt abdominal trauma.
Sonography as the primary screening method in evaluating blunt abdominal trauma.
we found in the patient with isolated blunt abdominal trauma and multisystem injuries, It is clear that emergency screening ultrasound is now a nationally accepted tool for the rapid assessment of the emergency patient bedside ultrasonography performed by an experienced sonographer rapidly identified free intraperitoneal fluid.
Renal artery pseudoaneurysm after blunt abdominal trauma is uncommon but can be diagnosed with standard radiographic techniques.
Ultrasound in the evaluation and management of blunt abdominal trauma.
Approximately 1 to 4% of blunt abdominal trauma results in renal artery injury.
Patients who are haemodynamically unstable with blunt abdominal trauma and a positive EFAST scan should receive immediate surgical laparotomy.
Management of the ruptured bladder secondary to blunt abdominal trauma.
At the time of this writing at our institution, CT for blunt abdominal trauma was performed after IV administration of contrast material and 500 mL of water as oral contrast.
Although conservative management is appropriate for the vast majority of patients who have sustained blunt abdominal trauma, one must not compromise the care of unstable patients by persevering with a conservative approach in the case of life-threatening haemodynamic instability.
Blunt abdominal trauma in children can result in injury to the liver.
Screening tests in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma
Damage to the extrahepatic biliary system and the gallbladder occurs in 2% of cases of blunt abdominal trauma.