Management of penetrating wounds of the neck

  title={Management of penetrating wounds of the neck},
  author={Maurice H. Luntz and S. Nusem and Jona Kronenberg},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
Management policies for penetrating wounds of the neck vary from mandatory surgical exploration to selective surgical exploration following extensive or minimal imaging investigation. In order to review the treatment protocol at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel, we retrospectively studied 21 patients who were treated between the years 1984 and 1989. Thirteen had gunshot injuries and eight had stab wounds. Eight patients had undergone immediate exploration of the neck. Four patients… CONTINUE READING


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