International Journal of

Surgery Research and PracticeISSN: 2378-3397

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410100

Role of Laparoscopy in Abdominal Trauma

Ala Wafa, Mustafa Elsagier, Rawad Friwan and Abdulaziz Baio

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 27, 2019

The role of laparoscopy in abdominal trauma has increased in the last years in diagnosis as well as therapeutic interventions. It is a viable alternative for the diagnosis of intra-abdominal injury in both penetrating and blunt trauma. The number of negative laparotomies decreased since the use of laparoscopy in trauma patients. A retrospective study of twenty eight patients with abdominal trauma (22 penetrating trauma, 6 blunt trauma) were laparoscopic intervention done by general surgery depar...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410099

Management Outcome and Associated Factors of Surgically Treated Non Traumatic Acute Abdomen at Attat Hospital, Gurage Zone, Ethiopia

Tekalign Admasu Gebrie, Tilahun Beyene Handiso and Shemsu Nuriye Hagisso

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 17, 2019

Non traumatic acute abdomen is an acute onset of abdominal disease entities that require immediate surgical intervention in most of the cases. The causes of non-traumatic surgical acute abdomen and their relative incidence vary in different populations. The aim of this study was to assess the management outcome and associated factors of surgically treated non-traumatic acute abdomen. Hospital-based prospective cross sectional study was conducted on surgically treated non-traumatic acute abdomen ...

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