Surgical treatment of injuries to the solid abdominal organs: a 50-year perspective from the Journal of Trauma.

@article{Peitzman2010SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of injuries to the solid abdominal organs: a 50-year perspective from the Journal of Trauma.},
  author={Andrew B. Peitzman and James David Richardson},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2010},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={1011-21}
}
HEPATIC TRAUMA When the Journal began publication in 1961, it consisted of bimonthly issues. The second issue had two small case series on injuries to the extrahepatic bile ducts. The initial article devoted exclusively to liver injuries appeared in the sixth issue at the end of the first year’s efforts. The article1 from Detroit Receiving Hospital reported 20 cases of blunt injuries treated by operation from 1954 to 1959 and emphasized portal triad compression, the dangers of prolonged packing… CONTINUE READING