SPLEEN CLOSED TRAUMA: SURGICAL TREATMENT VERSUS CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT

Submitted: 10 January 2012
Accepted: 10 January 2012
Published: 10 January 2012
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Introduction. In closed trauma of the most frequent causes of injuries are haemoperitoneus of parenchymatous organs such as liver and spleen. Patients and methods. Clinical Case No.1. R.F. (spleen injury: 2nd degree sec. Moore, 1st degree sec. Buntain WL, Tc-based score of 2) is subject to clinical monitoring with ultrasound control, tc, and several blood exams with a satisfactory clinical outcome. Clinical Case No.2. A.C. presents a clinical picture attributable to 3rd grade sec. Moore and the 2nd grade sec. Buntain WL with a Tc-based score of 4, therefore, performed emergency splenectomy was not delayed, thus saving the patient at the death. Results. The rupture of the spleen is the most frequent complication of closed abdominal trauma (contusion or direct backlash). It appears as isolated lesion in 30-70% of cases. Conclusions. In our experience individual spleen injuries, undercapslular that does not involve the hilum and without spillage of liquid peritoneal deserve a conservative, on the other hand, the spleen injury in excess of 4 cm, manyfragments, with spreading of free peritoneal fluid in need of treatment Surgical sudden.

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Lo Gatto, M., Staffieri, C., Macchitella, Y., Varrone, F., Tamo Tamo, G., & Marzocca, G. (2012). SPLEEN CLOSED TRAUMA: SURGICAL TREATMENT VERSUS CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT. Journal of the Siena Academy of Sciences, 1(1), 78–79. https://doi.org/10.4081/jsas.2009.344