Post-traumatic hepatic haematomas may need surgical or conservative treatment. TC allows exact stadiation of hepatic lesions, detecting those mandatory for surgical approach. Haemodinamic unsteadiness and/or necessity of>40 ml/kg blood transfusion suggest serious uncontrollable bleeding, that is surgical emergency. Three cases of post-traumatic heapatic haematomas recovered after conservative treatment (clinical, haematological and radiological survey) are described.
|Translated title of the contribution||Conservative treatment of post-traumatic hepatic haematoma. Cases report|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health