Prognostic Factors for Traumatic Bowel Injuries: Killing Time

Abstract

Intestinal rupture/perforation after abdominal trauma is a rare complication, but it is related to significant morbidity and mortality. Our objective is to identify determinants of prognosis in patients surgically treated for a bowel injury (small bowel and colon) after abdominal trauma. The present study is a retrospective analysis of 102 patients seen at… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-012-1458-7

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