Splenorrhaphy for splenic damage in patients with multiple injuries.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of splenorrhaphy by a 'figure of eight' suture in patients with multiple injuries. DESIGN Open clinical study. SETTING University hospital, Greece. SUBJECTS 25 patients with multiple injuries after blunt abdominal trauma, 11 of whom were children. There were 2 grade II, 20 grade III, and 3 grade IV injuries… CONTINUE READING