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International Journal of Surgery Science
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Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part E (2021)

Prospective study of blunt abdomen injury

Author(s): Dr. MS Shashi Kiran, Dr. Anvar Ali A, Dr. Prema M and Dr. Jayaraman R
Abstract: Background: Blunt Abdominal trauma is one of the most common injury due to various causes of which road traffic accident was found to be the most common cause followed by assault and Fall from height. Concealed hemorrhage and missed abdominal injuries are found to be the cause of increase in morbidity and mortality.
Aims: To evaluate the impact of blunt abdominal trauma on solid and hollow viscera, etiology, various modes of presentation, treatment modalities and outcome.
Study design: This is a Prospective study done between October 2019 to September 2021 which includes 50 patients admitted in RMMCH Chidambaram Detailed clinical history, examination, various modalities of investigations, appropriate treatment and follow up was done in these patients.
Results: Male population between 26-40 years were the most affected among all. Most common cause was road traffic accident. Majority of the patients had small bowel injury. Conservative management was done for 46% patients and 54% patients underwent operative management.
Conclusion: As a result of continuous serial monitoring and appropriate management, many patients recovered without any complications. This implies that early transportation, diagnosis and initiation of treatment will result in better outcome of the patient.
Pages: 308-315  |  440 Views  211 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. MS Shashi Kiran, Dr. Anvar Ali A, Dr. Prema M, Dr. Jayaraman R. Prospective study of blunt abdomen injury. Int J Surg Sci 2021;5(4):308-315. DOI:
International Journal of Surgery Science
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