Immediate postoperative complications of combined penetrating rectal and bladder injuries.

@article{Crispen2007ImmediatePC,
  title={Immediate postoperative complications of combined penetrating rectal and bladder injuries.},
  author={Paul Crispen and Bryan T. Kansas and Paola G. Pieri and Carol A. Fisher and John P. Gaughan and Abhijit S Pathak and Jack H. Mydlo and Amy J. Goldberg},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={325-9}
}
BACKGROUND Combined penetrating trauma involving the rectum and bladder has been associated with increased postoperative morbidity. Specific complications resulting from these injuries include colovesical fistula, urinoma, and abscess formation. METHODS A retrospective review of Temple University Hospital trauma database was performed. Patients were categorized by having an isolated rectal (n = 29), isolated bladder (n = 16), or combined injury (n = 24). Records were reviewed for sex, age… CONTINUE READING
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