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Kontrol af patienter med levertraumer

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Lene Østerballe1, Frederik Helgstrand2, Jens Hillingsø1, Birthe Henriksen3 & Lars Bo Svendsen1 1) Kirurgisk Gastroenterologisk Afdeling C, Abdominalcentret, Rigshospitalet 2) Kirurgisk Gastroenterologisk Afdeling, Køge Sygehus 3) Radiologisk Klinik, Rigshospitalet Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V05140270
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Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V05140270
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1704-1707
Management of patients with liver traumas
Development of a hepatic pseudoaneurysm (HPA) is a well-known, yet rare complication after liver trauma. We found 135 cases reported in the literature since 1965. Ruptured HPAs may have severe consequences with sudden massive haemorrhage and death. A clear strategy towards diagnosis and management of HPA post liver trauma is needed and outlined in this paper. We recommend early detection and definitive treatment before enlargement and rupture.
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