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Summary: Penetrating wounds caused by a pointed object.
Publications219 found, 100 shown here
- Penetrating chest wounds: 24 years experienceA K Mandal
Department of Surgery, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th St, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
World J Surg 25:1145-9. 2001..There were 1347 stab wounds and 1702 gunshot wounds...
- Penetrating torso trauma: triple-contrast helical CT in peritoneal violation and organ injury--a prospective study in 200 patientsK Shanmuganathan
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Maryland Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Radiology 231:775-84. 2004....
- Emerging epidemic in Australia: abdominal stab wounds. Twenty-four months at a major trauma centreWarren Matthew Rozen
Department of Surgery, Trauma Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 19:262-8. 2007The incidence of abdominal stab wounds treated at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Vic...
- Management of stab wounds of the heart: analysis of 73 cases in 10 yearsN N Gwely
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:210-4. 2010b>Stab wounds of the heart still cause a significant number of traumatic deaths every year. The aim of this study was to assess the outcome of patients with cardiac stab wounds requiring emergency thoracotomy.
- Administration of prosaposin ameliorates spatial learning disturbance and reduces cavity formation following stab wounds in rat brainI Hozumi
Department of Neurology, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University, Japan
Neurosci Lett 267:73-6. 1999The effectiveness of prosaposin as a neurotrophic factor was investigated using rats with bilateral stab wounds, injecting 240 ng per day of prosaposin for 3 days...
- Non-operative management of abdominal stab wounds--an analysis of 186 patientsPradeep H Navsaria
Trauma Centre, Department of Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
S Afr J Surg 45:128-30, 132. 2007The modern management of abdominal stab wounds remains controversial and subject to continued reappraisal...
- Guidelines for the management of haemodynamically stable patients with stab wounds to the anterior abdomenMichael Sugrue
Trauma Department, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ANZ J Surg 77:614-20. 2007Clinical practice guidelines have been shown to improve the delivery of care. Anterior abdominal stab wounds, although uncommon, pose a challenge in both rural and urban trauma care...
- Complementary roles of laparoscopic abdominal exploration and diagnostic peritoneal lavage for evaluating abdominal stab wounds: a prospective studyE J DeMaria
Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 10:131-6. 2000..laparoscopic abdominal exploration (LE) and diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) in the evaluation of abdominal stab wounds, we prospectively compared LE with mandatory celiotomy (MC) in 76 patients having anterior abdominal stab ..
- The utility of diagnostic laparoscopy in the evaluation of anterior abdominal stab woundsTammy R Kopelman
Division of Burns, Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
Am J Surg 196:871-7; discussion 877. 2008....
- A prospective comparison of the selective observation and routine exploration methods for penetrating abdominal stab wounds with organ or omentum eviscerationSoykan Arikan
Haseki Education and Research Hospital, General Surgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
J Trauma 58:526-32. 2005Both routine laparotomy and selective observation methods have been used in the treatment of penetrating abdominal stab wounds with organ or omentum evisceration. There still are some conflicts about these treatment methods.
- Role of laparoscopy in the management of visceral injuries following abdominal stab woundsGiovanni Dapri
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:713-8. 2007Laparoscopy offers several advantages in the treatment of abdominal stab wounds. In this paper, we report our experience during 2004, where hemodynamically stable patients with stab wounds were managed laparoscopically.
- The role of laparoscopy in penetrating abdominal stab woundsRobert A Cherry
Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:14-7. 2005The role of diagnostic laparoscopy (DL) in abdominal stab wounds (ASWs) is not clearly defined. We hypothesized that peritoneal penetration (PP) during DL was a valid indication to convert to an exploratory laparotomy (EL)...
- Management of patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds: a Western Trauma Association multicenter trialWalter L Biffl
Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
J Trauma 66:1294-301. 2009The optimal management of hemodynamically stable, asymptomatic patients with anterior abdominal stab wounds (AASWs) remains controversial. The goal is to identify and treat injuries in a safe, cost-effective manner...
- Stab wounds to the gluteal region: a management strategyV Makrin
Rabin Trauma Center, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
J Trauma 50:707-10. 2001OBJECTIVE: To examine the utility of a protocol for treating stab wounds to the gluteal region. These are uncommon and potentially lethal, and the location of injury influences the rate and severity of associated injuries...
- Abdominal stab wounds in Israel, 1997-2004: significant increase in overall incidence and prevalence of severe injuryBoris Kessel
Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 10:135-7. 2008Non-operative management following abdominal stab wounds is possible in selected patients who are both hemodynamically stable and do not have signs of peritonitis...
- Diagnostic laparoscopy in abdominal stab wounds: a prospective, randomized studyAri Leppaniemi
Department of Surgery, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
J Trauma 55:636-45. 2003The optimal strategy for identifying patients with abdominal stab wounds requiring surgical repair has not been defined...
- Evisceration after abdominal stab wounds: is laparotomy required?K Nagy
Department of Trauma, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Trauma 47:622-4; discussion 624-6. 1999..To determine the incidence of intra-abdominal injury requiring laparotomy after an abdominal stab wound with evisceration. To identify clinical signs that increase the likelihood of an intra-abdominal injury in the presence of such a wound...
- Clinical uses of diagnostic peritoneal lavage in stab wounds of the anterior abdomen: a prospective studySuvit Sriussadaporn
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Eur J Surg 168:490-3. 2002To evaluate patients with stab wounds of the anterior abdomen with diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL), by using initial aspiration of gross blood from the lavage catheter of more than 10 ml or red blood cell (RBC) count in the lavage ..
- [Successful management of abdominal stab wounds with clinical evaluation: experiences of an South-African trauma unit with 496 consecutive patients]A Exadaktylos
Trauma Units of the Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Unfallchirurg 106:215-9. 2003..Up to 80% of all operations performed in South African trauma units are due to penetrating injuries. This study will evaluate our own clinical guidelines for the management of penetrating abdominal injuries...
- The management of stab wounds to the heart with laceration of the left anterior descending coronary arteryE Karin
Department of Surgery A, Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Eur J Emerg Med 8:321-3. 2001..We present two cases of cardiac stab wounds with transection of the left anterior descending (LAD), which were successfully managed...
- Pneumocephalus secondary to a neck stab wound without neurologic injury in a 13-year-old girlG Bunc
Department of Neurosurgery, Maribor Teaching Hospital, Maribor, Slovenia
Pediatr Neurosurg 34:239-41. 2001..To our knowledge, this case is the first report of the manifestation of pneumocephalus as the result of a neck stab wound in a child; overall, there are only three reported cases of pneumocephalus caused by a neck stab wound...
- Occult diaphragmatic injuries caused by stab woundsAri Leppaniemi
Department of Surgery, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
J Trauma 55:646-50. 2003..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of occult diaphragmatic injuries caused by stab wounds of the lower chest and upper abdomen, and to examine the natural history and consequences of missed ..
- Clinicopathologic features of fatal self-inflicted incised and stab wounds: a 20-year studyRoger W Byard
Forensic Science Centre, Adelaide, South Australia
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 23:15-8. 2002..4% of men (n = 1835) compared with 87.5% of women (n = 1416), incised and stab wounds to the neck in 40% of men (n = 1435) and 25% of women (n = 416), and stab wounds to the chest or abdomen in 28...
- Self-inflicted abdominal stab woundsFizan Abdullah
Section of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, LH 118, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
Injury 34:35-9. 2003Self-inflicted abdominal stab wounds (ASWs) are uncommon. The present study aims to characterize the clinical profile of this unique group of psychiatric-surgical patients.
- [Renal stab wounds: about 20 cases]Z Dahami
Service d Urologie, CHU Mohamed VI, Marrakech, Maroc
Prog Urol 19:15-20. 2009To assess the indication for operative and nonoperative management of renal stab wounds in patients hospitalised over the last six years.
- Penetrating stab wounds to the abdomen: use of serial US and contrast-enhanced CT in stable patientsJ A Soto
Departments of Radiology, Universidad de Antioquia, Hospital Universitario San Vicente de Paul, Calle 64 x Carrera 51D, Medellin, Colombia
Radiology 220:365-71. 2001..the usefulness of computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography (US) for the initial assessment of penetrating abdominal stab wounds in patients who presented to the emergency department without indication for immediate laparotomy.
- Current evaluation of cardiac stab woundsD G Harris
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
Ann Thorac Surg 68:2119-22. 1999..Clinical signs, chest roentgenograms, pericardiocentesis, and subxiphoid window are not always helpful in establishing the diagnosis. We reflect on the current evaluation based on 128 patients...
- [Sternolaparotomy as a variant of operative access in thoraco-abdominal wounds under conditions of a central regional hospital]E S Nikitin
Vestn Khir Im I I Grek 166:68-9. 2007
- Vascular injuries of the neck and thoracic inlet: helical CT-angiographic correlationDiego B Nunez
Department of Radiology, Hospital of Saint Raphael, Yale University School of Medicine, 1450 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Radiographics 24:1087-98; discussion 1099-100. 2004..CT angiography can be used as a noninvasive alternative to conventional angiography in patients suspected to have vascular injuries but without initial indications for surgical treatment...
- Incidence and patterns of violent and/or traumatic deaths between 1993 and 1999 in the Transkei region of South AfricaB L Meel
Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Transkei, Umtata, South Africa
J Trauma 57:125-9. 2004..Incidence and patterns of violent and/or traumatic deaths among 4,525 victims over a 7-year period in the Transkei region of South Africa were investigated...
- Nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot woundsJohn P Pryor
Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 43:344-53. 2004..Although nonoperative management of blunt solid organ injuries and low-energy penetrating injuries such as stab wounds is well established, the same is not true for gunshot wounds...
- Diagnostic laparoscopy for the evaluation of occult diaphragmatic injury following penetrating thoracoabdominal traumaBenjamin S Powell
Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Centre, Memphis, Tennessee
Injury 39:530-4. 2008....
- Thoracic packing for uncontrolled bleeding in penetrating thoracic injuriesManuel Caceres
Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
South Med J 97:637-41. 2004..Damage control surgery in pentrating thoracic trauma, including thoracic packing, is a sound alternative when uncontrollable bleeding, hypothermia and coagulopathy compromises the survival of a patient...
- Incidence and management of penetrating renal trauma in patients with multiorgan injury: extended experience at an inner city trauma centerBryan T Kansas
Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
J Urol 172:1355-60. 2004..Here we review the incidence of associated injuries in patients with penetrating renal trauma and our extended experience treating these patients at a busy inner city trauma center...
- [Homicide with postmortem opening of the thoracic and abdominal cavity--morphological, criminological and forensic-psychiatric aspects]Michael Bohnert
Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Freiburg i Br
Arch Kriminol 214:37-47. 2004..The body showed numerous injuries caused by sharp force. Several stab wounds were discernible on the neck, the chest, the genital region, the back and the right thigh...
- Penetrating abdominal traumaB I Monzon-Torres
Departments of Surgery, Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Polokwane Mankweng Complex, Limpopo
S Afr J Surg 42:11-3. 2004..Epidemiology, mechanism of injury, patterns of injury, management, morbidity and overall mortality were recorded for analysis. Morbidity and mortality were commonly associated with peritonitis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome...
- [Unusual circumstances in a fourfold complex suicide]Regina Schlenger
Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Christian Albrechts Universität zu Kiel
Arch Kriminol 221:149-58. 2008..Homicide could be excluded due to the circumstances of the case, which demonstrated again that both the medical findings and the investigation results of the police are indispensable for the differentiation between suicide and homicide...
- Urgent and emergent thoracotomy for penetrating chest traumaRiyad Karmy-Jones
Department of Surgery, Box 359796, 325 Ninth Avenue, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Trauma 56:664-8; discussion 668-9. 2004..Although the major factor in outcome is presenting physiology, the site of the TCY may influence survival, with the operating room offering a superior environment to the emergency room...
- [Penetrating injuries of the neck: review of 16 operated cases]F Colombo
Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e d Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliera di Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano
Ann Ital Chir 74:141-8. 2003..Conservative management is also advocated and is still under discussion. Comparison of diagnostic tools and evaluation of different treatments in case of vascular damage is also expected...
- [Adequate management of stab and gunshot wounds. Commentary invited by the editorship]W Düsel
Chirurgische Abteilung, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Berlin
Chirurg 74:1053-6. 2003
- The value of laparoscopy in management of abdominal traumaMarjorie R Chelly
Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
Am Surg 69:957-60. 2003..LS can serve as a useful adjunct for the evaluation of blunt trauma. In a level I trauma center with LS readily available, the procedure is associated with a low rate of complications and missed injury...
- Endovascular management of traumatic cervicothoracic arteriovenous fistulaD F Du Toit
Department of Surgery, Tygerberg Hospital and the University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, South Africa
Br J Surg 90:1516-21. 2003..This study evaluated a single-centre experience with endovascular repair of traumatic arteriovenous fistula in the cervicothoracic region...
- [Chest stab wound comparison in suicidal and homicidal cases]Tomasz Konopka
Katedry i Zakładu Medycyny Sadowej CM UJ w Krakowie
Arch Med Sadowej Kryminol 53:117-28. 2003..On the contrary, typical features of suicidal death don't appear in cases of "aggressive self-destruction", self inflicted fatal wounds inflicted by a person with mental disorders...
- [Crimes against life in the material of Cracow's Institute of Forensic Medicine--comparative analysis in the years 1986-2000 and 1996-2000]Franciszek Trela
Katedry i Zakładu Medycyny Sadowej CM UJ w Krakowie
Arch Med Sadowej Kryminol 52:1-6. 2002..A very high incidence of fire arm crimes in comparison to previous period was observed--from 2 cases in 1986-1990 to 25 in the five year period of 1996-2000. 78% of victims were in a state of insobriety at the moment of crime...
- Blunt and penetrating traumatic ruptures of the diaphragmH Esme
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Pembe Hastane, 03200 Afyon, Turkey
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:324-7. 2006..The purpose of this study was to review our experience with the management of TDR in order to identify the factors contributing to diagnostic delay and associated morbidity and mortality...
- Use of FAST to prioritize treatment of concomitant penetrating head, chest and torso woundsMatthew A Bank
Am J Emerg Med 22:491-2. 2004
- Fatal footsteps: murder of undocumented border crossers in Maricopa County, ArizonaLaura C Fulginiti
Forensic Science Center, 701 W Jefferson, Phoenix, AZ 85007, USA
J Forensic Sci 53:41-5. 2008..In each example, the victims were bound, shot (or in one instance stabbed) and dumped in a remote desert area. All of the decedents were linked to murder for extortion by the ''coyotes'' or rival gang members...
- Traumatic ureteral injuries: a single institution experience validating the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma-Organ Injury Scale grading scaleCharles D Best
Department of Urology and Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
J Urol 173:1202-5. 2005..We evaluated the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma-Organ Injury Scale (AAST-OIS) for ureteral injuries as a predictor of outcomes for complexity of repair, morbidity, mortality and associated injuries...
- Difficult airway managementPeter Rosen
Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Intern Emerg Med 1:139-47. 2006....
- "Awake" laparoscopy for the evaluation of equivocal penetrating abdominal woundsJordan A Weinberg
Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Injury 38:60-4. 2007..We hypothesised that, in appropriate patients, diagnostic "awake" laparoscopy (AL) could be performed under local anaesthesia in the emergency department (ED), allowing for expedited discharge and potential cost savings...
- [Penetrating abdominal trauma]Javier Alfonso Pinedo-Onofre
División de Cirugía, Hospital Central Ignacio Morones Prieto, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Cir Cir 74:431-42. 2006....
- [Surgical strategy for wound to the neck under conditions of medical institutions in peace time]A A Zavrazhnov
Vestn Khir Im I I Grek 165:50-5. 2006....
- Initial chest CT obviates the need for repeat chest radiograph after penetrating thoracic traumaLouis J Magnotti
Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
Am Surg 73:569-72; discussion 572-3. 2007..One hundred eighteen patients were evaluated (89 stab wounds and 29 gunshot wounds). All initial CXRs were negative. CT identified six PTXs and one hemothorax...
- The role of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and the treatment of missed diaphragmatic hernia after penetrating traumaEmanuele Baldassarre
Department of General Surgery, San Pietro Hospital Fatebenefratelli, Rome, Italy
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:302-6. 2007..The discussion about the utility of a laparoscopic repair in acute and chronic TDH is controversial...
- Penetrating ureteral traumaGustavo P Fraga
Division of Trauma Surgery, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int Braz J Urol 33:142-8, discussion 149-50. 2007..The purpose of this series is to report our experience in managing ureteral trauma, focusing on the importance of early diagnosis, correct treatment, and the impact of associated injuries on the management and morbid-mortality...
- Emergency department thoracotomy in Jamaica: a case controlled studyS O Cawich
The Department of Basic Medical Sciences Section of Anatomy, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
Int J Surg 5:311-5. 2007..We also need to define strict management protocols using selection criteria that are tailored to our local environment in order to exclude futile procedures in unsalvageable patients...
- Predictors of outcome in patients requiring surgery for liver traumaW L Sikhondze
Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal and King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, South Africa
Injury 38:65-70. 2007..Severe bleeding from liver injury is one of the major causes of mortality in patients with abdominal trauma. The study was undertaken to assess factors that influence outcome following liver trauma...
- "Gray murder": characteristics of elderly compared with nonelderly homicide victims in New York CityRobert C Abrams
Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1666-70. 2007....
- Nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal traumaMiramannee M Lenzini
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, USA
JAAPA 19:52-4, 56. 2006
- Advances in abdominal traumaJennifer L Isenhour
Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 25:713-33, ix. 2007....
- [Complex suicide by two gunshots to the chest and consecutive hanging: circumstances and aspects of reconstruction]Stephan A Padosch
Aus dem Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Bonn
Arch Kriminol 215:94-102. 2005..The presented case shows characteristics of a complex suicide not yet described so far, but could be clearly classified as suicide in congruity with the pertinent literature...
- Off-pump coronary artery bypass is an alternative to conventional cardiopulmonary bypass when repair of traumatic coronary artery injuries is indicatedForrest O Moore
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas 75701, USA
Am Surg 73:296-8. 2007..Cardiopulmonary bypass has been used for myocardial revascularization when cardiac perfusion is compromised, although with significant complications. Off-pump coronary artery bypass is a safe alternative in the traumatized patient...
- Homicide in Adana, Turkey: a 5-year reviewAhmet Hilal
Cukurova University School of Medicine, Department of Forensic Medicine, Adana, Turkey
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:141-5. 2005..35% of firearm-related murders and 29.35% of stabbings resulted in death. Alcohol was found in the blood of 7.58% of the homicide victims, while none had any illicit drugs...
- Redefining the role of arterial imaging in the management of penetrating zone 3 neck injuriesEric Ferguson
Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Vascular 13:158-63. 2005..Hard signs in stable patients should mandate AG because these vascular injuries may be amenable to endovascular therapy...
- Hemopericardium-related fatalities: a 10-year medicolegal autopsy experienceGurcan Altun
Department of Forensic Medicine, Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
Cardiology 104:133-7. 2005..Many victims die before they reach hospital. In this study, we present a detailed analysis of hemopericardium-related fatalities...
- Injuries to the azygous venous systemMatthew J Wall
Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Trauma 60:357-62. 2006..Azygous venous system injuries are rare. Although not commonly classified as a thoracic great vessel, the azygous system manifests morbidity and mortality that is similar to that of other great vessel injuries...
- [Helical computed tomography in penetrating injury to the torso. Diagnostic value in emergent use]M Muller
Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Bonn, Bonn
Chirurg 77:815-20. 2006..Nontherapeutic laparotomy and thoracotomy rates in penetrating torso trauma remain high. The aim of this study was to define the value of helical computed tomography (CT) in this emergency situation...
- [The anaesthetist's liability and bullfights]N Franchitto
Département d anesthésie et de réanimation, CHU de Toulouse, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse Cedex 09, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 26:656-65. 2007..Lastly, a question frequently addressed is whether or not the doctor is covered by his professional insurance when he is on ringside duty...
- Selective management of penetrating truncal injuries: is emergency department discharge a reasonable goal?Mark F Conrad
Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Am Surg 69:266-72; discussion 273. 2003..triple-contrast CT, admission for observation, and local wound exploration for selected anterior abdominal stab wounds. Four hundred fifty-five patients presented with penetrating truncal wounds during the study period...
- Indications for using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery to diagnose diaphragmatic injuries after penetrating chest traumaR K Freeman
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 72:342-7. 2001..A diagnostic algorithm incorporating these five factors was designed with the goal of reducing the number of unrecognized DIs after penetrating chest trauma by using VATS for patients at greatest risk for such injuries...
- The prognostic importance of trauma scoring systems for morbidity in children with penetrating abdominal wounds: 17 years of experienceHayrettin Ozturk
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dicle University Medical School, Diyarbakir, Turkey
J Pediatr Surg 37:93-8. 2002....
- [An unusual homicide case with subsequent suicide]Nikola Bungardt
Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Universitat Mainz
Arch Kriminol 211:33-41. 2003..The tools used for inflicting the stab wounds (a hunting knife and a double-edged dagger) were left in the victim's body after the offense...
- Temporary closure of open abdominal wounds by the modified sandwich-vacuum pack techniqueP H Navsaria
Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Br J Surg 90:718-22. 2003..A 5-year experience with the modified sandwich-vacuum pack technique, using an opened 3-litre urological irrigation bag and continuous high-pressure suction, for temporary abdominal wall closure is presented...
- Surgical management of traumatic injuries to the tibial arteriesD D Sultanov
Ibn Sina Tajik State Medical University, Department of Vascular Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Republican Clinical Center of Cardiovascular Surgery, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Angiol Sosud Khir 9:111-7. 2003..Five (10.2%) patients required secondary amputation. Beneficial results with complete circulatory compensation were obtained in 44 (73,3%) patients. The overall amputation rate accounted for 26.6%...
- Abdominal trauma revisitedW A Goins
Department of Surgery, District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington, DC 20003
J Natl Med Assoc 83:883-8. 1991..The majority of injuries in this series were gunshot wounds (GSWs) (47%), followed by stab wounds (SWs) (43%) and blunt abdominal trauma (10%). Males predominated, and 96% of patients were black...
- Prospective evaluation of thoracic ultrasound in the detection of pneumothoraxS A Dulchavsky
Department of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4201 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
J Trauma 50:201-5. 2001..CONCLUSION: Thoracic ultrasound reliably diagnoses pneumothorax. Expansion of the focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) examination to include the thorax should be investigated for terrestrial and space medical applications...
- Gender-related traumatic deaths in Transkei: incidence and causesB L Meel
Department Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University Of Transkei P Bag X1 UNITRA, Umtata 5100, South Africa
Med Sci Law 43:215-20. 2003..these 486 (28%) were related to motor vehicle collisions, 219 (18%) due to gunshot injuries, 152 (19%) due to stab wounds and 139 (21%) as a result of blunt trauma. The male to female ratio was 3.3:1 in traumatic deaths...
- [One hundred years history of surgery in Korea]S I Chun
Department of Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Yonsei University
Uisahak 8:147-55. 1999..as a Missionary Doctor of North Presbyterian Church of America, had a chance to treat a patient with severe stab wounds. The patient was a nephew of Queen Myungsung. The patient, Min Young Ik was recovered completely...
- Practice management guidelines for selective nonoperative management of penetrating abdominal traumaJohn J Como
Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Burns, Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
J Trauma 68:721-33. 2010..This practice has been readily accepted during the past few decades with regard to abdominal stab wounds; however, controversy persists regarding gunshot wounds...
- Vertebral artery laceration mimicking elder abuseKim A Collins
Medical University of South Carolina, Forensic Section, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:150-4. 2005..Elder homicide is usually due to gunshot wounds, blunt trauma, stab wounds, or asphyxia...
- Penetrating external genital trauma: a 30-year single institution experienceSurat Phonsombat
Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Urol 180:192-5; discussion 195-6. 2008..We examine the characteristics, outcomes and incidence of penetrating external genital trauma at our level I trauma center...
- Tube thorocostomy: management and outcome in patients with penetrating chest traumaMuhammad Muslim
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 20:108-11. 2008..The objectives of study were to evaluate the effectiveness of continuous low pressure suction in patients with penetrating chest trauma for evacuation of blood, expansion of lung and prevention of clotted Haemothorax...
- Penetrating zone II neck injury: does dynamic computed tomographic scan contribute to the diagnostic sensitivity of physical examination for surgically significant injury? A prospective blinded studyRichard P Gonzalez
University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
J Trauma 54:61-4; discussion 64-5. 2003....
- Exteriorized colon anastomosis for unprepared bowel: an alternative to routine colostomySami K Asfar
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University and Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
World J Gastroenterol 13:3215-20. 2007..To see the possibility of avoiding routine colostomy in patients presenting with unprepared bowel...
- Selective nonoperative management in 1,856 patients with abdominal gunshot wounds: should routine laparotomy still be the standard of care?G C Velmahos
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
Ann Surg 234:395-402; discussion 402-3. 2001..To evaluate the safety of a policy of selective nonoperative management (SNOM) in patients with abdominal gunshot wounds...
- Penetrating chest injuries in the firearm eraT E Madiba
Department of Surgery, University of Natal and King Edward VIII Hospital, Private Bag 7, Congella, 4013, Durban, South Africa
Injury 32:13-6. 2001..firearm wounds of the chest are now common at our institution. The management algorithm for firearm wounds has not been evaluated for this mode of injury...
- Delayed pericardial effusion following stab wounds to the chestDavid G Harris
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:473-6. 2003..It was more common before 1960, when pericardiocentesis was still a popular treatment for stable patients presenting with a stab wound to the heart...
- Chest injuries - what is new?Marius Keel
Division of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Curr Opin Crit Care 13:674-9. 2007..This article reviews new aspects about the significance, diagnosis and treatment of different chest injuries...
- Abdominal stab wounds: diagnostic peritoneal lavage criteria for emergency room dischargeR P Gonzalez
Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile 36617 2293, USA
J Trauma 51:939-43. 2001To prospectively evaluate a method for management of abdominal stab wounds that allows for immediate emergency room discharge.
- Treatment of grade 4 renal stab wounds with absorbable fibrin adhesive bandage in a porcine modelA F Morey
Urology Service and Department of Pathology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
J Urol 165:955-8. 2001In a porcine model we evaluated the efficacy of the absorbable fibrin adhesive bandage and other novel fibrin products for treating major renal stab wounds.
- The management of anterior abdominal stab wounds in AustralasiaP Cameron
Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Surg 68:510-3. 1998The low incidence of stab wounds in Australasia has led to a more operative approach for the management of anterior abdominal stab wounds. A survey of Australasian surgeons interested in trauma was undertaken to analyse current practice.
- Diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy for stab wounds of the anterior abdomenPascal Fabiani
Service de Chirurgie Digestive, Hopital Archet 2, Nice, France
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:309-12. 2003At present, laparoscopy is used mainly as a diagnostic tool in patients with abdominal stab wounds.
- FAST (focused assessment with sonography in trauma) accurate for cardiac and intraperitoneal injury in penetrating anterior chest traumaVivek S Tayal
Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28232, USA
J Ultrasound Med 23:467-72. 2004..To evaluate the FAST (focused assessment with sonography in trauma) examination for determining traumatic pericardial effusion and intraperitoneal fluid indicative of injury in patients with penetrating anterior chest trauma...
- The scourge of methamphetamine: impact on a level I trauma centerSophia M Swanson
Division of Trauma, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California, USA
J Trauma 63:531-7. 2007..Methamphetamine (METH) use is associated with high-risk behavior and serious injury. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of METH use in trauma patients on a Level I trauma center to guide prevention efforts...
- Emergency department thoracotomy: survival of the least expectedMark J Seamon
Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
World J Surg 32:604-12. 2008..Compared to nonsurvivors, survivors more often suffered multiple stab wounds (21.7% vs. 1.9%, p = 0.001), presented with field (95.7% vs. 72.6%, p = 0.016) and ED (87.0% vs. 60.5%, p = 0...
- Needle thoracostomy in the prehospital settingM Eckstein
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 2:132-5. 1998..To determine the effect of needle thoracostomy (NT) in the prehospital setting, its frequency of use, and its complication rate...
- A new rodent model of hind limb penetrating wound injury characterized by continuous primary and secondary hyperalgesiaAlvin J Beitz
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and Neuroscience Program, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
J Pain 5:26-37. 2004..Animals with unilateral stab wounds showed a significant increase in percent paw withdrawal (secondary mechanical hyperalgesia, reversed by ..
- Penetrating chest injuries in civilian practiceV O Adegboye
Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Afr J Med Med Sci 30:327-31. 2001..The main mechanisms of injury were gunshot wounds (GSW) in 364 patients (61%) and stab wounds (SW) in 214 patients (35.8%)...
- Radiology of tortureH Vogel
Asklepios Klinik St Georg Röntgenabteilung, Lohmühlenstrasse, 5 D 20099, Hamburg, Germany
Eur J Radiol 63:187-204. 2007..Although there are different definitions of torture, there is no contradiction that torture exists. Changes resulting from torture are shown to demonstrate which findings can be visualized with X-rays...
- Retroperitoneal organ injury caused by anterior penetrating abdominal injury in childrenHayrettin Ozturk
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dicle University Medical School, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
Eur J Emerg Med 10:164-8. 2003..To describe the retroperitoneal organ injury pattern after anterior penetrating abdominal injury in children...
- Thoracoabdominal injuries in the elderly: 25 years of experienceVinod I Patel
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Charles R Drew University School of Medicine and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 96:1553-7. 2004..The present study was conducted to determine the clinical characteristics and outcome of hospitalized elderly patients with thoracic and thoracoabdominal injuries...
- REACTIVE ASTROGLIA--INFLUENCES ON CNS GRAFTS AND WOUNDSJANETTE KRUM; Fiscal Year: 2002..will be correlated with vascular growth and endothelial VEGF and bFGF receptor expression in cerebral stab wounds of neonatal and adult animals using immunohistochemistry and in vivo astoradiography...
- TESTING A DECISION AID FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF INJURIESJohn Clarke; Fiscal Year: 1993..that makes recommendations for the initial definitive management of patients, currently confined to those with stab wounds and gunshot wounds of the chest and abdomen...
- Effectiveness of patient lift equipmentHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
- Back Disorders in Union CarpentersHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMENHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
- Homocysteine/Hypertension & Vascular Lesion FormationPeter Lin; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Manufacturing Process for Albumin-ICG Solder & Denatured Albumin ScaffoldYasmin Wadia; Fiscal Year: 2006..3) Blood conservation by reducing transfusion requirements. 4) Can be used laparoscopically for elective surgeries on liver and kidney. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Geocoding, Census Data & Social Disparities in HealthNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Socioeconomic Trends in Breast Cancer IncidenceNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results of this investigation will provide new insights into social determinants of and secular changes in breast cancer incidence, with implications for breast cancer surveillance, screening and control. ..
- AREA-BASED SOCIOECONOMIC MEASURES FOR HEALTH DATANancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2003..cause-specific), cancer incidence, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis domestic violence, gun shot and stab wounds, and childhood lead screening, as well as compare results to gradients in health detected with individual-level ..
- LONG TERM HIPPOCAMPAL MEMORYPramod Dash; Fiscal Year: 2001..Understanding the molecular basis of memory storage will be of value in the future development of pharmacological agents to treat amnesia associated with neurological disorders and other mental health related problems. ..
- Racial Discrimination and Risk of Chronic DiseaseNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Prefrontal cortex and memory storagePramod K Dash; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Development of a nanosecond pulsed electric field system to treat skin cancerRichard Nuccitelli; Fiscal Year: 2008..It offers a scar-free alternative to surgery that could improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of dermatology patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Fate of Aggrecan-Expressing Progenitors in GliogenesisMiriam Domowicz; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Race & Breast Cancer Estrogen Receptor Status: Impact of Class and Missing DataNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Working memory deficits following brain traumaPramod Dash; Fiscal Year: 2009..An understanding of the mechanisms by which TBI alters dopamine signaling is critical for the development of mechanism-based intelligent pharmacological treatments for working memory deficits for brain trauma patients. ..
- MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COSTTed Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..
- MECHANISMS OF MEMORY DEFICITS FOLLOWING BRAIN INJURYPramod Dash; Fiscal Year: 2006..Furthermore, this project will broaden our understanding of the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases such as stroke and Alzheimer's disease. ..
- Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2008..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CYTOKINE DYSFUNCTION AND LUNG 5LO METABOLISM IN AIDSMichael Coffey; Fiscal Year: 2002..This proposal will further enhance our ability to correct this defect and help boost AM, PBM, and PMN defenses against opportunistic infections in the lung in HIV disease. ..
- UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDSTed Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..
- Development of an electrical diagnostic for melanomaRichard Nuccitelli; Fiscal Year: 2008..If the handheld BFI is able to reliably detect malignant skin lesions, it will improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of dermatology patients in the United States alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..