INTRODUCTION Nonoperative management (NOM) has become the treatment of choice for hemodynamically stable patients with blunt splenic injury. Results of outcome after NOM are predominantly based on large-volume studies from level 1 trauma centers in the United States. This study was designed to assess the results of NOM in a relatively low-volume Dutch level… (More)
BACKGROUND The current method for radiological measurements on plain X-rays of distal radius fractures is unreliable. We examined the reproducibility of a new X-ray assessment technique-where the uninjured side is used as a template for the injured side-compared to the conventional assessment technique. METHODS X-rays of 30 patients with a unilateral… (More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of modifiable risk factors of falling in elderly persons with a fall-history who do not visit the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department after one or more falls. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of modifiable risk factors in a population that visited the A&E Department after a fall… (More)
Erratum to: Arch Orthop Trauma Surg DOI 10.1007/s00402-015-2219-5. The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake and has been corrected. The fourth author J. Carel Goslings' family name has been published incorrectly. The correct family name should be Goslings.
The aim of this study was to assess the role of postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) as an alternative for autopsy in determining the cause of death and the identification of specific injuries in trauma victims. A systematic review was performed by searching the EMBASE and MEDLINE databases. Articles were eligible if they reported both PMCT as well as… (More)