Is computed tomography necessary to determine liver injury in pediatric trauma patients with negative ultrasonography?


Kaya U., Cavus U. Y. , Karakilic M. E. , Erdem A. B. , Aydin K., Isik B., ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY, cilt.39, sa.6, ss.641-646, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00068-013-0322-2
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.641-646

Özet

Purpose Abdominal trauma is the third most common cause of all trauma-related deaths in children. Liver injury is the second most common, but the most fatal injury associated with abdomen trauma. Because the liver enzymes have high sensitivity and specificity, the use of tomography has been discussed for accurate diagnosis of liver injury.