Surgery is a widely accepted method for the treatment of penetrating abdominal trauma. However, in appropriate candidates who are hemodynamically stable and free of injury to the gastrointestinal tract, non-operative management (NOM) can be chosen for penetrating liver injury (3).
If your cat has abdominal trauma and requires surgery, a rupture may be noted during the surgery," says James Flanders DVM DACVS, Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine.
The use of the focused assessment with sonography for trauma in blunt abdominal trauma for the recognition of hemoperitoneum is well established with high specificity, but it is not sufficient to exclude parenchymal injuries, as the parenchymal injury may present without hemoperitoneum.
Evaluation of emergency management of organ injuries and sequelae in penetrating and non-penetrating abdominal trauma in patients admitted in trauma ward of Government Chengalpattu Medical College Hospital.