Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: a 5-year experience.

  title={Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: a 5-year experience.},
  author={James M. Haan and Grant V. Bochicchio and Neil Kramer and Thomas M. Scalea},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={58 3},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine the success rate of nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury in an institution using splenic embolization. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of all patients admitted to a Level I trauma center with blunt splenic injury. Data review included patient demographics, computed tomographic (CT) scan results, management technique, and patient outcomes. RESULTS A total of 648 patients with blunt splenic injury were admitted, 280 of… CONTINUE READING
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