Nonoperative management of major blunt renal trauma in children: in-hospital morbidity and long-term followup.

@article{Baumann1992NonoperativeMO,
  title={Nonoperative management of major blunt renal trauma in children: in-hospital morbidity and long-term followup.},
  author={Leslie Baumann and Saul P. Greenfield and John Aker and Alan Brody and Moshe Karp and Jeff Allen and Danielle Cooney},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={148 2 Pt 2},
  pages={691-3}
}
The management of 26 children with major renal injury secondary to blunt trauma was reviewed. Emergency computerized tomography (CT) was performed in all instances. Injury ranged from parenchymal laceration to vascular avulsion. Early surgical exploration was done in 5 children due to hemodynamic instability, renal pedicle injury or suspected malignancy. The remaining 21 children were observed. Of these children 5 had associated intra-abdominal organ injuries. The average length of… CONTINUE READING

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