Risk Factors for Splenic Injury During Colectomy: A Matched Case–Control Study

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We assessed risk factors for splenic injury during colectomy and associated outcomes for a 15-year period at a single institution. All adult general surgery patients who sustained a splenic injury during colectomy at our institution from 1992 to 2007 were retrospectively identified and matched 1:1 to controls without splenic injury. Putative risk factors… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-011-0994-x

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@article{Wang2011RiskFF, title={Risk Factors for Splenic Injury During Colectomy: A Matched Case–Control Study}, author={Jeffrey K. Wang and Stefan D. Holubar and Bruce G. Wolff and Barbara Follestad and Megan M. O’Byrne and Rui Qin}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2011}, volume={35}, pages={1123-1129} }