DPL

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DPL

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15-17 For application of FAST and CT scan in the evaluation of abdominal trauma, diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) is no longer the preferred option clinically.
1,4) Diagnostic peritoneal lavage can aid in the diagnosis when blood, food particles, or turbid or bilious fluid is aspirated.
2) Diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) and CT scanning assist in correctly identifying patients who require early surgical intervention.
Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage (DPL), a technique in which a small catheter is introduced into the peritoneal cavity for determination of enteric or vascular injury, is unreliable in detecting and isolating duodenal and other retroperitoneal injuries.
It covers vascular access techniques, nutritional support, thoracocentesis and thoracostomy tube placement, oxygen supplementation, urinary catheter placement, urohydropulsion, antepubic temporary cystostomy catheter placement, abdominocentesis and diagnostic peritoneal lavage, pericardiocentesis, central venous pressure, and the aforesaid list of supplies, including catheters, drugs, syringes and placement supplies.
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