[Must all diaphragmatic penetrating wounds be sutured?].


Wounds to the abdominal-thoracic region are associated with diaphragm wounds in up to 48% of cases. Lesions secondary to diaphragm trauma are present in the majority of cases, facilitating the diagnosis of diaphragm lesion and subsequent surgical management. However, diaphragm lesions are isolated in 8 to 10% of cases and because they present few or no… (More)


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@article{Jnior2012MustAD, title={[Must all diaphragmatic penetrating wounds be sutured?].}, author={Roberto Saad J{\'u}nior and Roberto Calderon Gonçalves}, journal={Revista do Colegio Brasileiro de Cirurgioes}, year={2012}, volume={39 3}, pages={222-5} }