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Crush syndrome sustained in the 1995 Kobe, Japan, earthquake; treatment and outcome.

Authors
  • Oda, Y1
  • Shindoh, M
  • Yukioka, H
  • Nishi, S
  • Fujimori, M
  • Asada, A
  • 1 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Emergency Medicine
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
October 1997
Volume
30
Issue
4
Pages
507–512
Identifiers
PMID: 9326866
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings support current therapeutic strategies for crush syndrome, despite the long delay to initiation of intensive therapy. All the patients recovered kidney function and were weaned from hemodialysis; none required amputation.

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