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Pancreatic Trauma

  • Fausto Catena
  • Salomone Di Saverio
  • Luca Ansaloni
  • Antonio Daniele Pinna
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)

Abstract

Traumatic injuries of the pancreas are rare. Epidemiological studies in a Scandinavian population have reported an incidence of 0.4 cases per 100,000 head of population per year, accounting for 7% of laparotomies performed for abdominal trauma [1]. An earlier study reported the same incidence of pancreatic injuries (7.4%) among trauma laparotomies performed in the Los Angeles urban area [2].

Keywords

Pancreatic Duct Main Pancreatic Duct Pancreatic Injury Pancreatic Trauma Endoscopic Retrograde Pancreatography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fausto Catena
    • 1
  • Salomone Di Saverio
    • 1
  • Luca Ansaloni
    • 1
  • Antonio Daniele Pinna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Sant’Orsola-Malpighi University HospitalUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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