Ming-Tse Tsai

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Traumatic pancreatic rupture is associated with high morbidity and mortality. The diagnosis is difficult and usually accompanied with other injuries. We reported a 17-year-old adolescent boy who experienced this disease alone. The diagnosis was first suspected in ultrasonography and then confirmed by computed tomography. Endoscopic retrograde(More)
Background Sonography has played an important role on detection of intraabdominal injuries with a sensitivity of 86%, a specificity of 98%, and an accuracy of 97% [1]. Negative predictive value achieved about 98% [1]. However, gallbladder injury is rare with incidence around 2.1% [2,3] in blunt abdominal trauma [2], and commonly associated with the solid(More)
OBJECTIVE Healthcare workers in the emergency department are particularly vulnerable to communicable disease. This study aimed to evaluate compliance with standard precautions by analysis of the incidence and systems sources of such contaminations and by quantifying the use of personal protective equipment. METHOD A prospective observational study from 1(More)
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