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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 265–270 | Cite as

Noninvasive Evaluation of Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Prospective Study Using Diagnostic Algorithms to Minimize Nontherapeutic Laparotomy

  • Hsin-Chin Shih
  • Yi-Su Wen
  • Tun-Jen Ko
  • Jar-Kan Wu
  • Cheng-Hsi Su
  • Chen-Hsen Lee

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= 0.025). Hence following well designed algorithms, noninvasive evaluation of BAT can proceed with safety, and NTL is minimized.

Keywords

Abdominal Trauma Diagnostic Algorithm Blunt Abdominal Trauma Noninvasive Evaluation Nontherapeutic Laparotomy 
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© Société Internationale de Chirugie 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hsin-Chin Shih
    • 1
  • Yi-Su Wen
    • 1
  • Tun-Jen Ko
    • 1
  • Jar-Kan Wu
    • 1
  • Cheng-Hsi Su
    • 1
  • Chen-Hsen Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Emergency, Division of Surgery, Veterans General Hospital, National Yang-Ming University, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Republic of ChinaTW

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