Impact of location on outcome after penetrating colon injuries.

@article{Sharpe2012ImpactOL,
  title={Impact of location on outcome after penetrating colon injuries.},
  author={John Sharpe and Louis J. Magnotti and Jordan A. Weinberg and Ben L. Zarzaur and Charles P Shahan and Nancy A. Parks and Timothy C. Fabian and Martin A. Croce},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={
          1428-32; discussion 1433
        }
}
BACKGROUND Most studies examining suture line failure after penetrating colon injuries have focused on right- versus left-sided injuries. In our institution, operative decisions (resection plus anastomosis vs. diversion) are based on a defined management algorithm regardless of injury location. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of injury location on outcomes after penetrating colon injuries. METHODS Consecutive patients with full thickness penetrating colon injuries for 13… CONTINUE READING
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