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A Study of Blunt Trauma Abdomen - Evaluation, Management & Outcome

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)

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Page : 585-587

Keywords : Blunt trauma abdomen; road traffic accidents; splenic injury; liver injury; bowel injury; pneumoperitoneu;

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Abdominal trauma is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in all age groups worldwide. Identifying serious intra - abdominal pathology due to trauma can be a challenge to the surgeon. Blunt trauma abdomen is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young more in male. Road traffic accident is the major agent. Spleen is most commonly injured organ. Most common associated injuries are chest injuries. There is a paradigm shift in the management of blunt trauma abdomen from operative to non - operative mode. Mortality is more in cases of multiple viscera injury, associated injuries & patients presenting with shock.

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