n South African Journal of Surgery - A case of selective non-operative management of penetrating gunshot wound injury of the liver and kidney in a pregnant patient : case report
|Article Title||A case of selective non-operative management of penetrating gunshot wound injury of the liver and kidney in a pregnant patient : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Affiliations||1 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 3 University of KwaZulu-Natal, 4 University of KwaZulu-Natal and 5 University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||1 - 3|
This case report focuses on the application of selective non operative management (SNOM) of penetrating abdominal trauma in a complex patient who was also pregnant at the time of injury. It goes on to contextualize SNOM in terms of its historical evolution as a strategy in South Africa and its appropriate safe application in the pregnant patient.
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