A review of intestinal injury from blunt abdominal trauma.

  title={A review of intestinal injury from blunt abdominal trauma.},
  author={J M Munns and M. F. Richardson and Peter Hewett},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={65 12},
Eighty-five patients who suffered blunt trauma to the small intestine and/or to the colon were treated at either the Royal Brisbane Hospital (RBH), Brisbane, Queensland or the Flinders Medical Centre (FMC), Adelaide, South Australia, between 1980 and 1991. Data were collected by retrospective review of case notes from the medical records departments of both hospitals and analysed with respect to the cause, the anatomical distribution, the diagnostic methods and the mortality of these injuries… CONTINUE READING

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