Nonoperative management of penetrating kidney injuries: a prospective audit.

@article{Moolman2012NonoperativeMO,
  title={Nonoperative management of penetrating kidney injuries: a prospective audit.},
  author={Conray Moolman and Pradeep Navsaria and J Rutstein Lazarus and Alan R. Pontin and Andrew John Nicol},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={188 1},
  pages={
          169-73
        }
}
PURPOSE The role of nonoperative management for penetrating kidney injuries is unknown. Therefore, we review the management and outcome of penetrating kidney injuries at a center with a high incidence of penetrating trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data from all patients presenting with hematuria and/or kidney injury discovered on imaging or at surgery admitted to the trauma center at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa during a 19-month period (January 2007 to July 2008) were… CONTINUE READING
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