Splenic preservation and splenic trauma

Robert Padbury (Editor), Craig P. Fischer, Frederick A. Moore

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    Injuries to the spleen, when patients are hemodynamically stable. Hemodynamic instability Life-threatening concomitant injuries which are likely to cause hemodynamic compromise in the postoperative period, e.g., severe liver injuries or significant pelvic fractures Coagulopathy - the most common cause of coagulopathy in this patient group is hypothermia Grade V injuries or the pulverized spleen

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
    EditorsPierre-Alain Clavien, Michael G. Sarr, Yuman Fong, Panco Georgiev
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Electronic)9783540688662
    ISBN (Print)9783540200048
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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