Resultados: 5

    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); ...

    Evaluation and management of blunt traumatic aortic injury: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    BACKGROUND: Blunt traumatic aortic injury (BTAI) is the second most common cause of death in trauma patients. Eighty percent of patients with BTAI will die before reaching a trauma center. The issues of how to diagnose, treat, and manage BTAI were first addressed by the Eastern Association for the Surger...

    Nonoperative management of blunt liver and spleen injury in children: evaluation of the ATOMAC guideline using GRADE

    BACKGROUND: Nonoperative management of liver and spleen injury should be achievable for more than 95% of children. Large national studies continue to show that some regions fail to meet these benchmarks. Simultaneously, current guidelines recommend hospitalization for injury grade + 2 (in days). A new tr...

    Damage control resuscitation in patients with severe traumatic hemorrhage: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    BACKGROUND: The resuscitation of severely injured bleeding patients has evolved into a multi-modal strategy termed damage control resuscitation (DCR). This guideline evaluates several aspects of DCR including the role of massive transfusion (MT) protocols, the optimal target ratio of plasma (PLAS) and pl...