ORIGINAL ARTICLESAnalysis of 162 Colon Injuries in Patients with Penetrating Abdominal Trauma: Concomitant Stomach Injury Results in a Higher Rate of InfectionO’Neill, Patricia A. MD; Kirton, Orlando C. MD; Dresner, Lisa S. MD; Tortella, Bartholomew MD; Kestner, Mark M. MDAuthor Information From the Department of Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital Center (P.A.O., L.S.D.), Brooklyn, New York, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical Center (O.C.K.), Miami, Florida, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (B.T.), Newark, New Jersey, and Lovelace General Hospital (M.M.K.), Albuquerque, New Mexico. Submitted for publication February 8, 2001. Accepted for publication November 7, 2003. Supported, in part, by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, New York, New York, and by the Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey. Presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, January 10–13, 2001, Tarpon Springs, Florida. Address for reprints : Patricia A. O’Neill, MD, Department of Surgery, Box 40, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care: February 2004 - Volume 56 - Issue 2 - p 304-313 doi: 10.1097/01.TA.0000109856.25273.07 Buy Metrics © 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.