Abdominal Solid Visceral Injuries in Blunt Abdominal Trauma. An Experience in Busy Surgical Unit of Mayo Hospital, Lahore.

Authors

  • A GHAZANFAR
  • Z A CHOUDRY
  • M ZUBAIR
  • S M NASIR
  • S A KHAN
  • W AHMED

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v7i2.1805

Keywords:

Blunt abdominal trauma, solid organs

Abstract

The purpose of this Prospective study was to evaluate the incidence and etiology of solid organ injuries in patients with blunt abdominal trauma. This study was carried out in East Surgical Unit of Mayo Hospital Lahore from April 2000 to April 2001. Total of 63 patients were admitted through emergency during this period with the diagnosis of blunt abdominal trauma. All the patients with blunt abdominal trauma were admitted and reviewed prospectively. Out of these, 13 patients were managed conservatively and 50 were operated with 33 patients had some injury and the remaining 17 with negative findings. The mortality rate was 11%. Spleenic injury was found to be the commonest with 56% of positive laparatomies. Liver was the second most common organ involved (2 1%).

Published

2017-10-04

How to Cite

GHAZANFAR, A., CHOUDRY, Z. A., ZUBAIR, M., NASIR, S. M., KHAN, S. A., & AHMED, W. (2017). Abdominal Solid Visceral Injuries in Blunt Abdominal Trauma. An Experience in Busy Surgical Unit of Mayo Hospital, Lahore. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v7i2.1805

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