From January 1995 to December 2000, a total of 12 patients at our level I trauma center were identified as having a ureteral injury secondary to penetrating abdominal trauma
Cholecystoduodenocolic fistula following abdominal trauma
When hemodynamically stable pediatric patients with blunt abdominal trauma
have AST levels >400 and/or ALT levels >250 IU/L, abdominal CT is indicated.
Its utility has been described in multiple studies and it has become the initial diagnostic modality for suspected blunt abdominal trauma
in many centers across the country.
In this report, specific illustrations of the applicability of fibrin sealant in clinical trauma care involve hemorrhage control and prevention of air leaks in thoracic injuries, in abdominal trauma
for hemorrhage control in liver and spleen injuries and as an aid in splenic salvage, and for hemorrhage control and sealant in vascular repair.
The patient is a 22-year-old female who three years prior to presentation to our facility, received blunt abdominal trauma
during sports related activities.
ABSTRACT: We report a case of pancreatic duct laceration and acute pancreatitis resulting from blunt abdominal trauma
sustained in a youth soccer match.
The authors report the case of a 2-year-old girl who developed occlusion from an intimal flap in a renal artery (grade IV renal injury) after blunt abdominal trauma
that was treated with a stent placement.
For penetrating abdominal trauma
, usually associated with gunshots or knife wounds, exploration is almost always indicated.
Blunt abdominal trauma
and subsequent vessel wall injury may also predispose to thrombus formation.
Endotoxin plays a central role in gram-negative sepsis, a condition which can occur following abdominal trauma
, or as a complication of surgery, urinary tract infections or a weakened immune system.
This book provides a focused discussion of neck trauma, orthopedic sports injuries, blunt abdominal trauma
, and wrist injuries.
An 8-year-old boy presented to our hospital with jaundice and intermittent pain in the abdomen since last 1 year after a trivial blunt abdominal trauma
sustained while at play.
Lastly, EFAST's utility in penetrating abdominal trauma
and in the paediatric population is still unclear.
Using color photos to illustrate, they address different types of abuse, reporting and documentation, imaging, recognizing abuse, and the examination, pathophysiology, management, and differential diagnosis of bruises, burns, cutaneous conditions that mimic abuse, ocular trauma, otolaryngologic manifestations, abdominal trauma
, anogenital findings and sexual abuse, child maltreatment fatalities, failure to thrive, and Munchausen syndrome by proxy.