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October-December 2015 | Vol 8 | Issue  4     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
What's new in emergencies, trauma and shock? Extraperitoneal pelvic pressure packing: Placing this procedure in context
Timothy Craig Hardcastle
To date, there are no randomized studies that report the value of damage control surgery, including retroperitoneal packing. Still, most nonrandomized (case-series/cohort) studies and clinical guideli...
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Extra-peritoneal pressure packing without external pelvic fixation: A life-saving stand-alone surgical treatment
Guy Ron, Dan Epstein, Peleg Ben-Galim, Yoram Klein, Alexander Kaban, Shaul Sagiv
Purpose: Traditional maneuvers aim to decrease retroperitoneal bleeding in hemodynamically unstable multi-trauma patients with unstable pelvic fractures, are reportedly successful in approximat...
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Comparison of three supraglottic airway devices for airway rescue in the prone position: A manikin-based study
Babita Gupta, Surender Gupta, Bijaya Hijam, Pallavi Shende, Vimi Rewari
Background: Accidental extubation during surgery in prone position can be life-threatening. Supraglottic airway devices (SAD) have been used successfully in such situations to rescue the airway...
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Frequency, causes and pattern of abdominal trauma: A 4-year descriptive analysis
Suresh Arumugam, Ammar Al-Hassani, Ayman El-Menyar, Husham Abdelrahman, Ashok Parchani, Ruben Peralta, Ahmad Zarour, Hassan Al-Thani
Background: The incidence of abdominal trauma is still underreported from the Arab Middle-East. We aimed to evaluate the incidence, causes, clinical presentation, and outcome of the abdominal t...
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