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Nonoperative management of solid organ injuries. Past, present ...All patients with injuries to the solid organs of the abdomen and who are hemodynamically stable should be considered candidates for nonoperative management after their injuries have been staged by abdominal CT scanning, but because the ... Although delayed bleeding from the liver seems extremely rare, delayed rupture of the spleen and continued hemorrhage into the retroperitoneum from an injured kidney are not unusual, so patients with splenic and renal injuries should be ...

Splenic Rupture - Medscape Reference3 Apr 2017 ... Although protected under the bony ribcage, the spleen remains the most commonly affected organ in blunt injury to the abdomen in all age groups. While some references occasionally document liver injuries as being more common, blunt injuries to the spleen are documented more frequently as the primary solid organ injury in the abdomen.

Intestinal Injury from Blunt Abdominal Trauma: A Study of 47 CasesAs with others studies, the small intestine was also the most commonly injured in the present study.2<sup>,</sup>6<sup>,</sup>11<sup>,</sup>12 In this study, it was observed that the proximal jejunum and distal ileum were more prone to perforation. ... A positive test is defined as evidence of free fluid or solid organ parenchymal injury.16 DPL was the diagnostic method of choice for evaluating blunt abdominal injury in the past, but recently has been often replaced by CT imaging.17 DPL is an important adjunct in cases&nbsp;...

Abdominal & pelvic injuryAbdominal and pelvic injuries more likely with side-on collisions whether occupants are on impact or non-impact side. Liver ... free intraperitoneal gas, herniation of abdominal contents through ruptured diaphragm or other abnormalities ... contraindications: haemodynamically unstable patients; can detect very small quantities of blood in abdominal cavity; sensitive method of detecting injury to solid organs (eg up to 98% sensitive for splenic injuries when IV contrast given); detection of&nbsp;...

Liver laceration related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation ...Rarer complications include tracheal injury, gastric rupture or injury to solid organs (liver and spleen). In this study, two ... Chest compression is a traumatic procedure and any complication more serious than soft tissue trauma (rib-sternum fractures, internal organ injuries, etc.) ... The case of liver laceration related to the automatic external defibrillator presented by Camden and Carutti is essential to showing that organ injuries do not only depend on the resuscitation team's performance.

Isolated Duodenal Rupture due to Go-Karting Accidents Braking ...A solid organ like the pancreas which lies just anterior to the duodenum is far more likely to get injured by such a mechanism and, therefore, isolated injury to the duodenum in our series associated with this sport was particularly interesting. Obviously, the strategic placement of the steering wheel close to the epigastrium while using a go-karting vehicle makes this area particularly vulnerable. Diagnosis of small bowel rupture is notoriously difficult. Due to the retroperitoneal location of&nbsp;...

Seat-belt induced bladder rupture in a car accident: A case report ...The spleen and liver are the organs most frequently injured by blunt abdominal trauma. However, because of the use of seat-belts, intra-abdominal solid organs injuries have decreased and intra-abdominal hollow viscus injuries and mesentery tears have increased. Bladder injuries occur in 1.6% of blunt abdominal trauma cases and 60% to 85% of all bladder injuries are from blunt trauma. Blunt trauma with injury to the urinary bladder is occasionally associated with pelvic fracture&nbsp;...

Abdominal Blast Injuriesof abdominal injury. Children are more prone to abdominal injuries in blast situations due to their unique anatomy. (For further information please refer to CDC's Blast Injuries: Pediatrics fact sheet.) Clinical Presentation. Gas-containing sections of the GI tract are most vulnerable to primary blast effect. This can cause immediate bowel perforation, hemorrhage (ranging from small petechiae to large hematomas), mesenteric shear injuries, solid organ lacerations, and testicular rupture.

Abdominal injury patterns in patients with seatbelt signs requiring ...Results: There were 41 patients, 25 (61%) male, with a median age of 26 years. Median injury severity score (ISS) was 25 (range 666) and overall mortality was 10% (four patients). Patients were classified into three groups according to time from injury to surgery. Median time to surgery for the immediate group (n = 12) was 1.05 h, early group (n = 22) was 2.7 h, and delayed group (n = 7) was 19.5 h. Patients in the immediate group tended to have solid organ injuries; whereas,&nbsp;...

Factors Affecting Morbidity in Solid Organ Injuries - NCBI - NIH8 Jun 2016 ... One hundred nine patients with solid organ injury due to abdominal trauma during January 2005 and October 2015 were examined retrospectively in the General Surgery Department of Dicle University Medical Faculty. Patients' age, gender, trauma interval time, .... Emergency laparotomy was performed when the presence of diaphragmatic rupture, evisceration, shock due to abdominal injuries, and peritonitis findings were determined. These types of patients were&nbsp;...

Kidney Injury | Korey Stringer InstituteKidneys are the third most common solid organ injury in blunt abdominal trauma. Even with significant renal injuries, ... with conservative management alone. Kidney rupture is similar to splenic rupture in that it is usually caused by a direct blow to the abdomen, side, or mid-to-low back which causes damage or a tear to the organ. ... However, the lower poles of the kidneys are inferior to the 12<sup>th</sup> ribs and are therefore more susceptible to trauma. Acute kidney injury (also called acute&nbsp;...

Overview of Abdominal Injuries - Injuries and Poisoning - MSD ...Blunt or penetrating injuries may cut or rupture abdominal organs and/or blood vessels. Blunt injury may cause blood to collect inside the structure of a solid organ (for example, the liver) or in the wall of a hollow organ (such as the small intestine). Such collections of blood are called hematomas. Uncontained bleeding into the ... more serious injuries may cause massive bleeding with shock and sometimes death. Bleeding from abdominal injury is mostly internal (within the abdominal&nbsp;...

Blunt trauma - WikipediaBlunt trauma, blunt injury, non-penetrating trauma or blunt force trauma is physical trauma to a body part, either by impact, injury or physical attack. The latter is usually referred to as blunt force trauma. Blunt trauma is the initial trauma, from which develops more specific types such as contusions, abrasions, lacerations, and/or bone fractures. Blunt trauma is contrasted with penetrating trauma, in which an object such as a bullet enters the body.

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