Hemostatic Methods for the Management of Spleen and Liver Injuries

@article{Uranues1996HemostaticMF,
  title={Hemostatic Methods for the Management of Spleen and Liver Injuries},
  author={Selman Uranues and H. J. Mischinger and Johann Pfeifer and Jr. Leo Kronberger and Hans J. Rabl and Georg Werkgartner and Peter Steindorfer and Julius Kraft-Kirz},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={20},
  pages={1107-1112}
}
Abstract. The spleen and liver are the most frequently injured organs during blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma. Emergency laparotomy is crucial for early control of bleeding and to prevent “secondary” injury as a result of physiologic splanchnic vasoconstriction and free oxygen radicals. Altogether 98 patients with spleen and liver injuries were treated over an 8-year period. Primary orthotopic spleen preservation could be achieved in 46 of 63 patients. In 58 patients with hepatic trauma… CONTINUE READING
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