Treatment of Penetrating Injuries : Surgical Lessons Learned in Rotterdam, Cape Town and the Combat Zones of Afghanistan
Behandeling van Penetrerend Letsel : Chirurgische ervaring vergaard in Rotterdam, Kaapstad en het slagveld van Afghanistan
The thesis describes treatment options for patients suffering from penetrating injury “head to toe”. Advocated treatment is based on both retrospective as prospective research from data gathered in Rotterdam, Cape Town and the combat zones of Afghanistan.
The document consists of three parts:
Part one describes damage control options for patients suffering from penetrating injuries.
Part two consists of selective non-operative management options for penetrating injuries of the head, neck, thorax, abdomen and extremities.
Part three several case studies hand the reader useful tools for rare cases of penetrating injury.
|Keywords||Treatment, penetrating, injuries|
|Promotor||M.H.J. Verhofstad (Michiel) , E.M.M. van Lieshout (Esther) , J. Vermeulen (Jefrey)|
|Publisher||Erasmus University Rotterdam|
|Note||For copyright reasons there is a (partial) embargo for this dissertation|
van Waes, O.J.F. (2019, January 30). Treatment of Penetrating Injuries : Surgical Lessons Learned in Rotterdam, Cape Town and the Combat Zones of Afghanistan. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/114734