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Abdominal Trauma

August 26, 2010
Bladder Rupture Following Assault

Tiffany Frederickson, MD,

An assaulted patient is found to have rib fractures and an intraperitoneal bladder rupture that was repaired during an exploratory laparotomy.

May 17, 2010
A Coeliac artery aneurysm - An uncommon risk of blunt abdominal trauma

Anas Abdullah,

Coeliac arterial aneurysms are rare, but with significant risk of rupture, multiple methods of treatment have been successful and early recognition and intervention is crucial.

July 01, 2006
Classic Case: Tension Gastrothorax

Karim Brohi, London, UK,

A rare case of tension gastrothorax following blunt trauma and diaphragmatic rupture.

October 16, 2005
Infrahepatic Inferior Vena Cava injury


Gunshot wound to the abdomen, with injury to the lateral wall of the infrahepatic inferior vena cava.  The IVC was accessed through a right medial visceral rotation and a lateral repair performed.