Key messages

• The approach to abdominal injuries is determined by the mechanism, the location and whether the injury is pentrating or blunt.

• Diagnostic peritoneal lavage, CT, ultrasound, and laparoscopy each have their indications for diagnostic evaluation.

• In general, intra-abdominal penetration requires early laparotomy.

• Blunt injuries to the liver and spleen may be observed in the intensive care unit if the patients are hemodynamically stable, although invasive monitoring may be necessary.

Healthy Fat Loss For A Longer Life

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