Age does not affect outcomes of nonoperative management of blunt splenic trauma.

@article{Bhullar2012AgeDN,
  title={Age does not affect outcomes of nonoperative management of blunt splenic trauma.},
  author={Indermeet Singh Bhullar and Eric R Frykberg and Daniel A. Siragusa and David J Chesire and Julia P Paul and Joseph J. Tepas and Andrew James Kerwin},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2012},
  volume={214 6},
  pages={958-64}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of age on the outcomes of nonoperative management (NOM) of blunt splenic trauma (BST). STUDY DESIGN The records of patients with BST, from July 2000 to December 2010 at a level I trauma center, were retrospectively reviewed using NTRACS (National Trauma Registry of the American College of… CONTINUE READING