Resultados: 3

    Surgery or stenting for colonic obstruction: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    "BACKGROUND: Colonic obstruction is a surgical emergency, and delay in decompression results in added morbidity and mortality. Advances have led to less invasive procedures such as stenting as a bridge for definitive surgery. The aim of this article was to perform a systematic review regarding colon obst...

    Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    "BACKGROUND: Rib fractures are identified in 10% of all injury victims and are associated with significant morbidity (33%) and mortality (12%). Significant progress has been made in the management of rib fractures over the past few decades, including operative reduction and internal fixation (rib ORIF); ...

    Management of adult pancreatic injuries: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    J Trauma Acute Care Surg; 82 (1), 2017
    BACKGROUND: Traumatic injury to the pancreas is rare but is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, including fistula, sepsis, and death. There are currently no practice management guidelines for the medical and surgical management of traumatic pancreatic injuries. The overall objective of t...