A prospective comparison of the selective observation and routine exploration methods for penetrating abdominal stab wounds with organ or omentum evisceration


ARIKAN S., KOCAKUSAK A., Yucel A. F. , ADAS G.

JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, vol.58, no.3, pp.526-532, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.ta.0000152498.71380.3e
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.526-532

Abstract

Background. Both routine laparotomy and selective observation methods have been used in the treatment of penetrating abdominal stab wounds with organ or omentum evisceration. There still are some conflicts about these treatment methods.