The characteristics and outcomes of penetrating thoracic and abdominal trauma among children


Boleken M. E. , Cevik M. , Yagiz B., Ter M., Dorterler M. E. , Aksoy T. R.

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL, vol.29, no.8, pp.795-800, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00383-013-3339-z
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.795-800

Abstract

Trauma is the most important etiology of morbidity and mortality among children. Penetrating injuries to the thorax and abdomen are extremely rare in children. In the present study, we compared the characteristics of patients, management, and outcomes of penetrating thoracic and abdominal trauma in children.