blunt trauma

(redirected from Blunt abdominal trauma)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In a solid organ damaged by blunt abdominal trauma, it is important to distinguish the vasospasm from the damaged artery.
In patients who sustain lower thoracic or blunt abdominal trauma, (1) the estimated incidence is ~4.5% (range = 0.8-8%).
The use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the evaluation of solid abdominal organ injury in patients with blunt abdominal trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2012;73:1100-5.
Management of pancreatic injury in pediatric blunt abdominal trauma. J Pediatr Surg.
(6) As demonstrated by Grimsby et al., even though the majority of pediatric patients who experience blunt abdominal trauma are managed conservatively, the rate of nephrectomy is up to three times higher when this population is treated at institutions focused on adult medicine as opposed to pediatric centers.
Delayed small bowel perforation due to blunt abdominal trauma and periappendicitis in a patient with situs inversus totalis: a report of a case.
Shackford, "Delayed presentation of splenic artery pseudoaneurysms following blunt abdominal trauma: Case reports," Journal of Trauma--Injury Infection and Critical Care, vol.
The American Urologic Association (AUA) most recent urotrauma guidelines from 2017 stated bladder injuries occurred in approximately 1.6% of blunt abdominal trauma [9].
In this article, we summarize the presentation of an acute TIH due to an open-book pelvic fracture after blunt abdominal trauma. This injury was managed with a simultaneous open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of the pelvis and abdominal wall reconstruction with mesh.
Blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) is frequently encountered in the emergency department, whether it occurs due to motor vehicle collision (MVC), fall, or other mechanism.