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Management of liver trauma.

Authors
  • Badger, S A
  • Barclay, R
  • Campbell, P
  • Mole, D J
  • Diamond, T
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Surgery
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
33
Issue
12
Pages
2522–2537
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-009-0215-z
PMID: 19760312
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Management of liver injuries has evolved significantly throughout the last two decades. In the absence of other abdominal injuries, operative management can usually be avoided. Patients with more complex injuries or subsequent complications should be transferred to a specialist centre to optimise final outcome.

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