SPECTRUM AND OUTCOME OF BLUNT ABDOMINAL TRAUMA IN A TEACHING HOSPITAL, BIKANER, RAJASTHAN

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Surendra Saini Mahesh Joshi

Abstract

Background: Blunt abdominal trauma is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among all age groups. Many injuries may not manifest during the initial assessment and treatment period.


Methods: Hospital based prospective study conducted at Dept. of General Surgery, S.P.Medical College and P.B.M Hospital, Bikaner


Results: Case distribution according to organ involved consisted of 27 cases of liver injury 25 of these cases were managed conservatively , and only two were operated.18 cases were of splenic injury 16 of which were managed conservatively and two underwent surgery.   


Conclusions: Males were pre-dominantly affected. Road traffic accident was the most common cause of injury. Though conservative management is successful in carefully selected patients, operative management remains the main stay of treatment.


Keywords: Blunt abdominal trauma, Liver injury, Perforation, Splenic injury

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Saini, S., & Joshi, M. (2019). SPECTRUM AND OUTCOME OF BLUNT ABDOMINAL TRAUMA IN A TEACHING HOSPITAL, BIKANER, RAJASTHAN. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 3(7). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i7.366
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