Open Access Case Report Article ID: GJMCCR-4-156

    Traumatic Injuries Requiring Simultaneous Emergent Operative Procedures, Knife Wounds to the Top of the Skull and the Abdomen

    L Ray Matthews*, Moungar Cooper, David Carney, Omar Danner, Jonathan Nguyen, Keren Bashan Gilzenrat, Carolyn Moore, Kahdi Udobi, Ed Childs, Peter Rhee and Assad Taha

    The simultaneous commencement of operative interventions by two or more surgical teams in the multiply injured patient is gaining more acceptance. We describe a rare case of concomitant penetrating injuries to the brain, chest and abdomen that required an orchestrated immediate approach and resulted in a good outcome. Both injuries were life threatening. A coordinated effort between Trauma Surgery and Neurosurgery working simultaneously produced an excellent outcome for this patient.


    Published on: Nov 21, 2017 Pages: 83-84

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5282.000056
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