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Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital

Ankush Gangaram Aasole, Pravinkumar Chandramani Govande, Sunil Navasaji Bomble, Kartik Chandrakant Gupta.

Abstract
Background: Among trauma cases, the third most common cause of death from trauma is abdominal injury. Urbanization and industrialization led to events of violence which have increased the incidence of abdominal injuries. These injuries are real emergencies and put an enormous strain on all concerned in its management. In spite of injuries being one of the important causes of injury and death, minuscule consideration has been given to its interventions, strategy to halt the occurrence of these injuries and the management of the sufferers. This study was conducted to highlight the trends of abdominal trauma and to determine the causes and injury patterns and their clinical profile. Aims & Objectives: To study the various
organs injured in cases of abdominal trauma. Study various factors and clinical presentation in abdominal injuries. Material & Methods: Prospective observational study, carried out in the Department of General Surgery, SRTR GMC Ambejogai, Maharashtra, India. Detailed history regarding the site of trauma, nature of object assaulted the patient was inquired All the patients with suspected abdominal injury were examined thoroughly and baseline findings were recorded. All required investigation was carried out. Data were collected from case records and analyses was done with the help of Microsoft Excel. Result: During the study 100 cases were included and analyzed. 72% of cases of abdominal injury were of blunt abdominal trauma.
The most common age group was between 21-30 years (54%). Almost 70% of cases reached the hospital within 5 hrs after injury. The most common organ injuries were the small intestine (28%) and Spleen (26%). Conclusion: Among the study group, patients were mostly from 21 to 30 years of age group. The blunt abdominal injury was the commonest type. Abdominal pain, vomiting and abdominal distension were the most common clinical
findings. Small bowel and spleen were commonly injured organs. Chest injury was commonly involved in the associated injury. CT scan of the abdomen was the most sensitive organ to detect the exact nature of the intraabdominal injury.

Key words: Abdominal injury, Road traffic accidents, Blunt trauma, penetrating injury


 
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Aasole AG, Govande PC, Bomble SN, Gupta KC. Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. 2021; 5(1): 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613


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Aasole AG, Govande PC, Bomble SN, Gupta KC. Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. http://www.mdpub.net/?mno=51841 [Access: March 22, 2021]. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613


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Aasole AG, Govande PC, Bomble SN, Gupta KC. Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. 2021; 5(1): 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613



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Aasole AG, Govande PC, Bomble SN, Gupta KC. Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. (2021), [cited March 22, 2021]; 5(1): 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613



Harvard Style

Aasole, A. G., Govande, . P. C., Bomble, . S. N. & Gupta, . K. C. (2021) Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. Int J Med Rev Case Rep, 5 (1), 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613



Turabian Style

Aasole, Ankush Gangaram, Pravinkumar Chandramani Govande, Sunil Navasaji Bomble, and Kartik Chandrakant Gupta. 2021. Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports, 5 (1), 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613



Chicago Style

Aasole, Ankush Gangaram, Pravinkumar Chandramani Govande, Sunil Navasaji Bomble, and Kartik Chandrakant Gupta. "Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital." International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports 5 (2021), 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Aasole, Ankush Gangaram, Pravinkumar Chandramani Govande, Sunil Navasaji Bomble, and Kartik Chandrakant Gupta. "Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital." International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports 5.1 (2021), 156-160. Print. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Aasole, A. G., Govande, . P. C., Bomble, . S. N. & Gupta, . K. C. (2021) Clinical profile of patients with abdominal trauma admitted in tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports, 5 (1), 156-160. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.abdominal-trauma-613