Role of integrated approach in successful conservative treatment of children with non-penetrating intra-abdominal injury

Written by Shapkina A.N., Shapkin V.V.

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The paper analyzes the results of treatment of children with liver and spleen ruptures in case of non-penetrating intraabdominal injuries in Primorsky Krai regional medical centres (81 cases) and demonstrates the advantages of sonography over laparocentesis in accuracy diagnosing the abdominal cavity organ traumas, which does not exclude this method from being used in the regional medical centres. The authors believe the conservative therapy and organ-saving surgeries to be a method of choice to be used in case of traumas in parenchymatous organs, even under the intra-abdominal bleeding conditions. This approach is likely to be introduced in specialized hospital department, given the monitoring at the children resuscitation beds.

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A.N. Shapkina, V.V. Shapkin
Pacific State Medical University (2 Ostryakova Ave. Vladivostok 690950 Russian Federation)

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