Outcomes after colon trauma in the 21st century: an analysis of the U.S. National Trauma Data Bank.

@article{Hatch2013OutcomesAC,
  title={Outcomes after colon trauma in the 21st century: an analysis of the U.S. National Trauma Data Bank.},
  author={Quinton M. Hatch and Marlin Wayne Causey and Matthew Jeffrey Martin and Douglas W Stoddard and Eric J. Johnson and Justin A. Maykel and Scott Russell Steele},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={154 2},
  pages={397-403}
}
INTRODUCTION Most colon trauma data arise from institutional series that provide descriptive analysis. We investigated the outcome of these patients by analyzing a nationwide database. METHODS We queried the U.S. National Trauma Data Bank (2007-2009) using primary International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition, Clinical Modification codes to identify colon injuries. Outcomes were stratified by injury mechanism (blunt versus penetrating), segment of colon injured, and management… CONTINUE READING

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