Profiling genitourinary injuries in United Arab Emirates

  title={Profiling genitourinary injuries in United Arab Emirates},
  author={Fayez T Hammad and Hani O. Eid and Ashraf F Hefny and Fikri M Abu-Zidan},
  booktitle={Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock},
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of genitourinary (GU) organ injury following general trauma is not well-studied especially in the Middle East. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients with GU injuries from the Trauma Registry of Al-Ain Hospital were studied. The registry data was prospectively collected from March 2003 to March 2006. RESULTS Out of 2573 patients in the registry, 22 had GU injuries (incidence: 0.9%, 2.0 per 100,000 inhabitants per year). Road traffic collision was the most frequent… CONTINUE READING
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