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1. Selective nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries.
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OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility and safety of selective nonoperative management in penetrating abdominal solid organ injuries. BACKGROUND: Nonoperative management of blunt abdominal solid organ injuries has become the standard of care. However, routine surgical exploration remains the standard practice for all penetrating solid organ injuries. The present study examines the role of nonoperative management in selected patients with penetrating injuries to abdominal solid organs. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Prospective, protocol-driven study, which included all penetrating abdominal solid organ ... Read More »
» Published in Ann Surg. 2006 Oct;244(4):620-8.
2. Blunt bowel and mesenteric injuries in children: Do nonspecific computed tomography findings reliably identify these injuries?
Match Strength: 8.177
OBJECTIVE: Abdominal computed tomography has proven accurate for the detection of pediatric solid organ injuries following blunt abdominal trauma but is less reliable in detecting blunt bowel and mesenteric injuries (BBMI). The purpose of this study was to determine the significance of nonspecific findings on abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan in children at risk for BBMI. DESIGN: Retrospective chart review. SETTING: Regional pediatric trauma center. PATIENTS: All patients who received an abdominal CT scan as part of their evaluation following blunt abdominal trauma over a 10-yr period ... Read More »
» Published in Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov;7(6):551-6.
3. Pattern of visceral injuries following blunt abdominal trauma in motor vehicular accidents.
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Objective: To determine the frequency of various visceral injuries following, high-speed motor vehicle crashes with special reference to frequency of liver injuries, severity and complications. Design: A descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Surgical Unit III, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, from August 1999 to February 2002. Patients and Methods: The study included 100 consecutive patients of blunt abdominal trauma. Patients of either gender and age above 12 and below 70 were included in this study. Purposive non-probability sampling was done. Injuries were identified, graded and managed ... Read More »
» Published in J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2006 Oct;16(10):645-7.
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