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Western Trauma Association (WTA) Critical Decisions in Trauma: Management of Adult Blunt Splenic Trauma

Moore, Frederick A. MD; Davis, James W. MD; Moore, Ernest E. Jr MD; Cocanour, Christine S. MD; West, Michael A. MD; McIntyre, Robert C. Jr MD

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: November 2008 - Volume 65 - Issue 5 - p 1007-1011
doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31818a93bf
Review Article

From the Weill Cornell Medical College (F.A.M.), New York, New York; University of California, San Francisco (J.W.D.), San Francisco, California; University of Colorado Health Science Center (E.E.M., R.C.M.), Denver, Colorado; University of California Davis Medical Center (C.S.C.), Sacramento, California; and Northwestern University (M.A.W.), Chicago, Illinois.

Submitted for publication April 17, 2008.

Accepted for publication August 14, 2008.

Presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association February 24–March 1, 2008, Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, California.

Address for reprints: Frederick A. Moore, MD, Department of Surgery, 6550 Fannin Street, SM1661A, Houston, TX 77030; email:

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.