Optimaler Zeitpunkt der Sekundäroperation bei Polytrauma Eine Evaluation an 4314 Schwerverletzten

  title={Optimaler Zeitpunkt der Sekund{\"a}roperation bei Polytrauma Eine Evaluation an 4314 Schwerverletzten},
  author={H.-C. Pape and Marybeth C Stalp and Martijn van Griensven and Annelie-M. Weinberg and M. Dahlweit and Harald Tscherne},
  journal={Der Chirurg},
Introduction: It has been argued that secondary operations in multiple trauma patients impose an additional systemic burden, representing an additional risk of organ dysfunction. We investigated whether the timing of a secondary operation of > 3 h duration is related with the development of organ dysfunction. Methods: In a retrospective analysis, 4314 polytrauma patients treated at our institution between January 1975 and January 1999 were investigated. Patients were divided according to the… CONTINUE READING