Evolution-based algorithm for the management of penetrating abdominal stab injury


ALİMOĞLU O. , YÜCEL M., SUBAŞI İ. E. , SISIK A., BAŞAK F., ÇALIŞKAN M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.38, no.5, pp.531-536, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00068-012-0188-8
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.531-536

Abstract

Purpose As an increasing amount of penetrating abdominal stab injuries has been observed in the last few decades, it is important to evaluate the adequacy of the medical systems and surgical education and training to handle this type of injury. The aim of this study was to analyze the outcome of patients with penetrating abdominal stab injuries admitted to the Emergency Unit and to evaluate the effects of using a new treatment algorithm.