p-ISSN: 1306-696x | e-ISSN: 1307-7945
Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
STAGED ABDOMINAL RE-OPERATION FOR ABDOMINAL TRAUMA [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2003; 9(3): 149-153
STAGED ABDOMINAL RE-OPERATION FOR ABDOMINAL TRAUMA
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Surgery, İstanbul, Turkey
Background: To review the current developments in staged abdominal re-operation for abdominal trauma.Keywords:
Methods: To overview the steps of damage control laparotomy.
Results: The ever increasing importance of the resuscitation phase with current intensive care unit (ICU) support techniques should be emphasized.
Conclusions: General surgeons should be familiar to staged abdominal re-operation for abdominal trauma and collaborate with ICU teams, interventional radiologists and several other specialties to overcome this entity.
abdominal trauma, staged laparotomy, abdominal compartment syndrome, damage control surgery
Korhan Taviloğlu. STAGED ABDOMINAL RE-OPERATION FOR ABDOMINAL TRAUMA. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2003; 9(3): 149-153
Manuscript Language: English
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