Comparison of the Clinical Outcome of Nonoperative Management and Surgical Treatment of Blunt Splenic Trauma

Zülfü Bayhan, Sezgin Zeren, Mehmet Fatih Ekici, Cüneyt Kahraman, Turgay Şimşek
2016 Dicle Medical Journal  
Objective: Nonoperative management is the preferred treatment option of blunt splenic injury in appropriate conditions. İncreasing success is achieved with the help of advanced imaging techniques and angioembolization procedure. We aimed to compare clinical outcomes of Nonoperative Management and Surgical Intervention in patients with blunt splenic injury. Methods: Records of 56 patients who were treated by nonoperative management or surgical intervention in our clinic were reviewed
more » ... eviewed retrospectively. Patients were evaluated in terms of age, gender, grade of injury, mortality, length of hospital stay, complications, presence of additional injuries and concomitant disease in both groups.
doi:10.5798/diclemedj.0921.2016.01.0649 fatcat:2xyflfmysrdjfjtuq3atsp26n4