Comparison of two treatment eras and sonographic long-term outcome of blunt splenic injuries in children

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The treatment of blunt splenic injuries (BSI) has undergone a significant shift away from an operative approach to a conservative treatment regimen in the last decades. Data concerning long-term follow-up of children sustaining BSI are largely confined to telephone surveys. Children treated with BSI over a 33-year period were analyzed. In order to describe… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-013-2022-7

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