[Conservative management of splenic lesions: experience in 136 patients with blunt splenic injury].


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of imaging tests in selecting the treatment for patients with blunt splenic trauma. To relate the grade of splenic lesion with the treatment. To describe the benefits of embolization in splenic trauma. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively studied 136 splenic lesions. We analyzed the main mechanisms of injury, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.rx.2010.05.015


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