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September 2015 - Volume 79 - Issue 3
pp: 335-521

Bowel obstructions and incisional hernias following trauma laparotomy and the nonoperative therapy of solid organ injuries: A retrospective population-based analysis

Li, Ting; Robertson-More, Connal; Maclean, Anthony R.; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(3):386-392, September 2015.

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A multi-institution prospective observational study of small bowel obstruction: Clinical and computerized tomography predictors of which patients may require early surgery

Kulvatunyou, Narong; Pandit, Viraj; Moutamn, Sadoun; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(3):393-398, September 2015.

Outcomes after emergency abdominal surgery in patients with advanced cancer: Opportunities to reduce complications and improve palliative care

Cauley, Christy E.; Panizales, Maria T.; Reznor, Gally; More

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 79(3):399-406, September 2015.

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Creator: Jen Crebs
Duration: 6:07
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery September 2015, Volume 79, Issue 3;
Dr. Gene Moore presents highlights from the September 2015 issue. Selected articles include an AAST 2014 plenary paper by Dr. Ben Zarzaur et al, who conducted a prospective observational trial to determine risk of splenectomy after nonoperative management. In another recommended article, Dr. Sandy Arabian and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma colleagues investigated interhospital variability and accuracy in data coding and scoring by registrars. Dr. Ting Li’s team at the University of Calgary analyzed the incidence of small bowel obstruction and incisional hernia following both laparotomy and nonoperative management. Dr. Hyun Jin Cho et al’s present a retrospective review of traumatic pulmonary pseudocysts treated at their South Korea hospital.