Indications for bullet removal: overview of the literature, and clinical practice guidelines for European trauma surgeons

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The incidence of gunshot wounds from civilian firearms is increasing. Despite this fact, guidelines on indications for bullet removal are scarce. In this analysis, we combine an overview of the available literature in these rare entities with our experiences in our own clinical practices. We conducted a systematic literature search of computerized… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00068-011-0170-x

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@article{Dienstknecht2011IndicationsFB, title={Indications for bullet removal: overview of the literature, and clinical practice guidelines for European trauma surgeons}, author={Thomas Dienstknecht and Klemens Horst and Richard Martin Sellei and Alfred Berner and M. Nerlich and T. Hardcastle}, journal={European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery}, year={2011}, volume={38}, pages={89-93} }