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Pancreatic ascites occurs in cases of pancreatic ducts being damaged or discontinued due to pancreatitis or pancreatic trauma. Serum amylase, amylase and protein levels in ascites fluid are found to be elevated in cases of pancreatic ascites and a pancreatogram made during the operation confirms it. Various operations and sometimes a simple abdominal… (More)
In this study the results of the peritoneal lavage performed in 128 cases suffering from blunt abdominal trauma has been documented. Peritoneal lavage is a valuable method in diagnosis, it is a safe procedure and easy to perform. It is highly recommanded as a diagnostic method in cases with blunt abdominal trauma in which a visceral lesion is suspected.