penetrating trauma

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Synonyms for penetrating trauma

injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body

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KEYWORDS: CTA, Delayed presentation, Foreign body, Penetrating trauma, Pseudoanuerysm.
Closure of a penetrating trauma in the rectum with a disposable endoscopic clip.
Penetrating trauma in urban women: patterns of injury and violence.
The incidence of assault and penetrating trauma begins to increase in the older age groups as children approach adolescence and early adulthood (Table 1).
1--Standards reached at the end of surgery in a cohort of thoraco-abdominal penetrating trauma Source: authors.
Although the spectrum of injury from blunt or penetrating trauma to the neck is broad, several identifiable patterns exist which correspond to specific mechanisms of injury.
Liver remains the most commonly injured organ in blunt trauma, followed by spleen and kidney; while small bowel remains the most commonly injured organ in penetrating trauma, followed by liver and mesentery.
In the pediatric population, renal injury occurs in 10-20% of all abdominal blunt trauma and 3-4% of penetrating trauma [1].
A 22-year-old male sustained a penetrating trauma to his left temporal fossa with needle nose pliers.
We were shocked to have come from the relatively safe environment of Worcester, where you rarely got penetrating trauma, to the Wild West,'' Dr.
Sternotomy for penetrating trauma to the heart: a heuristic approach for the noninitiated.
Groups A1, B1 and C1 comprised patients who had suffered blunt trauma, while the victims of penetrating trauma were allocated to groups A2, B2 and C2.
7-10) However, the major incidence of patient with penetrating trauma in our Hospital and in our city (considered the most dangerous city in the world from 2008 to 2011), is the result of the social and economic problems this part of the country is having.
By Kuhn's standardized classification5 penetrating trauma is defined as laceration of the eyeball by a sharp object without an exit wound.
Carotid artery pseudoaneurysms are most commonly a result of penetrating trauma.