SEAT BELT TRAUMA OF THE COLON

As a result of our experience with four patients with seat belt trauma of the colon, we believe that bowel injuries result from shearing of the bowel between the abdominal wall and the spine. Small perforations and seromuscular tears of the colon should be closed and proximal diversion performed. (A)

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    Donnelley (Reuben H) Corporation

    466 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10017
  • Authors:
    • Towne, J B
    • Coe, J D
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

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  • Accession Number: 00127301
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM