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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
  • Fu, Chih-Yuan
  • Wu, Shih-Chi
  • Chen, Ray-Jade
  • Chen, Yung-Fang
  • Wang, Yu-Chun
  • Huang, Hung-Chang
  • Huang, Jui-Chien
  • Lu, Chih-Wei
  • Lin, Wei-Ching
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Surgery
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2010
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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