Pancreatic Trauma


Authors: K. Rupert 1;  V. Špidlen 1;  P. Duras 2
Authors‘ workplace: Chirurgická klinika, FN Plzeň, přednosta: prof. MUDr. V. Třeška, DrSc. 1;  Klinika zobrazovacích metod, FN Plzeň, přednosta: doc. MUDr. B. Kreuzberg 2
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2011, roč. 90, č. 9, s. 499-503.
Category: Monothematic special - Original

Overview

Injuries to the pancreas are relatively rare, occurring in around 10% of case involving serious trauma to the abdominal cavity, with 65% of such injuries resulting trauma occurs only exceptionally, involving only 5% of all injuries.

The mortality of this entity is influenced by many factors, especially the age of the injured person, the seriousness of the injury, the duration of the shock, the potentially associated trauma, early diagnosis and correct selection of suitable treatment.

The authors present here 4 case reports describing injuries to the pancreas and documenting the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in cases of this very serious trauma.

Key words:
injuries to the pancreas – diagnosis – treatment


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