Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 10

Diagnosis and Management of Blunt and Penetrating Bowel Injuries

Marcus Cezillo*

Group of Research on Surgery (GEPEC), Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Antônio Giglio Municipal Hospital, Osasco, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Marcus Cezillo, Group of Research on Surgery (GEPEC), Department of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Antônio Giglio Municipal Hospital, Osasco, Brazil.

Received: July 25, 2023; Published: September 01, 2023


Hollow viscera and mesentery injuries are relatively uncommon, both in penetrating trauma (17% of cases) and in blunt trauma (1% of cases). Due to the variety of clinical presentations, diagnostic uncertainties can lead to serious consequences in cases of missed lesions with delayed treatment.


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Citation: Marcus Cezillo. “Diagnosis and Management of Blunt and Penetrating Bowel Injuries". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 6.10 (2023): 01-02.


Copyright: © 2023 Marcus Cezillo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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