Management of pancreatic trauma in damage-control laparotomy

G. Shaked, M. Golocovsky

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Abstract

Major pancreatic trauma challenges the trauma surgeon with diagnostic problems and choices of treatment modalities. The most important determinant guiding management is the integrity of the main pancreatic duct. The preoperative and intraoperative assessment and treatment of pancreatic injury may be difficult, especially when concurrent severe injuries are present. There are alternative approaches in the management of the traumatized pancreas when ductal injury is not obvious during initial exploratory laparotomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-608, 659
JournalHarefuah
Volume136
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes

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