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Evaluation of need for operative intervention in blunt splenic injury: intraperitoneal contrast extravasation has an increased probability of requiring operative intervention.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Surgery
1432-2323
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Volume
34
Issue
11
Pages
2745–2751
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0723-x
PMID: 20645095
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In BSI patients, intraperitoneal CE is associated with a higher possibility of requiring surgical intervention. Early surgical intervention should be considered in BSI patients with intraperitoneal CE or with ISS ≥ 25.

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