The Investigation of Posttraumatic Pseudoaneurysms in Patients Treated with Nonoperative Management for Blunt Abdominal Solid Organ Injuries

@inproceedings{Kittaka2015TheIO,
  title={The Investigation of Posttraumatic Pseudoaneurysms in Patients Treated with Nonoperative Management for Blunt Abdominal Solid Organ Injuries},
  author={Hirotada Kittaka and Yoshiki Yagi and Ryosuke Zushi and Hiroshi Hazui and Hiroshi Akimoto},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic pseudoaneurysms (PAs) have been recognized as the cause of delayed hemorrhage complicated with nonoperative management (NOM), although the need for intervention in patients with small-sized PAs and the relationship between the occurrence of PAs and bed-rest has been also unclear. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical history of small-sized PAs (less than 10 mm in diameter) which occurred in abdominal solid organs, and to analyze the… CONTINUE READING