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Reexploration for symptomatic hematomas after cervical exploration.

Authors
  • Burkey, S H
  • van Heerden, J A
  • Thompson, G B
  • Grant, C S
  • Schleck, C D
  • Farley, D R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2001
Volume
130
Issue
6
Pages
914–920
Identifiers
PMID: 11742317
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

(1) No factor foreshadowed this complication. (2) The definition of a high-risk population remains obscure. (3) Sixty percent presented beyond 6 hours postoperatively. (4) Reexploration increased morbidity and lengthened hospital stay.

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