Blunt renal injuries in Turkish children: a review of 205 cases

  title={Blunt renal injuries in Turkish children: a review of 205 cases},
  author={Haluk Ceylan and Cuneyt Gunsar and Barlas Etensel and Arzu Bostanci Sencan and Irfan Nuri Karaca and Erol Mir},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
A retrospective analysis of the medical records of 205 children with renal injuries secondary to blunt abdominal trauma is used to make recommendations regarding the initial diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in this type of patient. It was found that the absence of hematuria on initial urinalysis does not exclude a serious renal injury. Thus, following blunt abdominal trauma, all children should undergo imaging procedures to exclude renal injury, whether they have hematuria or not… CONTINUE READING


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