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Liver trauma: WSES position paper.

Coccolini F, Montori G, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Biffl W, Moore EE, Peitzman AB, Rizoli S, Tugnoli G, Sartelli M, Manfredi R, Ansaloni L - World J Emerg Surg (2015)

Bottom Line: The liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma.Road traffic crashes and antisocial, violent behavior account for the majority of liver injuries.The present position paper represents the position of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) about the management of liver injuries.

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Affiliation: General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, P.zza OMS 1, 24128 Bergamo, Italy.

ABSTRACT
The liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma. Road traffic crashes and antisocial, violent behavior account for the majority of liver injuries. The present position paper represents the position of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) about the management of liver injuries.

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Mentions: In case of deep tracts into the liver parenchyma balloon tamponade, using a Foley or a Sengstaken-Blakemore catheter to control the hemorrhage is a viable option in patients not responding to packing alone (Fig. 5) [73]. The catheter is brought out through the skin, and can be removed after deflation 3–4 days after when the bleeding has stopped.Fig. 5


Liver trauma: WSES position paper.

Coccolini F, Montori G, Catena F, Di Saverio S, Biffl W, Moore EE, Peitzman AB, Rizoli S, Tugnoli G, Sartelli M, Manfredi R, Ansaloni L - World J Emerg Surg (2015)

Baloon tamponade
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Fig5: Baloon tamponade
Mentions: In case of deep tracts into the liver parenchyma balloon tamponade, using a Foley or a Sengstaken-Blakemore catheter to control the hemorrhage is a viable option in patients not responding to packing alone (Fig. 5) [73]. The catheter is brought out through the skin, and can be removed after deflation 3–4 days after when the bleeding has stopped.Fig. 5

Bottom Line: The liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma.Road traffic crashes and antisocial, violent behavior account for the majority of liver injuries.The present position paper represents the position of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) about the management of liver injuries.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, P.zza OMS 1, 24128 Bergamo, Italy.

ABSTRACT
The liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma. Road traffic crashes and antisocial, violent behavior account for the majority of liver injuries. The present position paper represents the position of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) about the management of liver injuries.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus