Site Search
Home > Articles with the keyword 'blunt'

Renal Trauma

, November 30, 2006

Renal Trauma
Dr. Craig Seidman M.D.

Renal trauma is present in approximately 10% of all abdominal injuries

90% of renal trauma is due to blunt injury.
Major renal…


Chest Trauma Haemothorax

, September 30, 2010


Haemothorax is a collection of blood in the pleural space and may be caused by blunt or penetrating trauma. Most haemothoraces are the result of rib fractures, lung parenchymal and minor venous injuries, and as such are self-limiting. Less commonly there is an arterial injury, which is more likely to require surgical repair.