martes, 20 de agosto de 2013

Penetrating Intra-abdominal Injury Caused by High-pressure Water Jet

Increasing application is being found in industry for the highpressure water jet. In the literature, nearly all the reported cases of high-pressure jet injury have been from jets of oil, grease, or paint and usually to the hand. There were few penetrating intraabdominal injury cases due to high pressure jet. We presented a man age the 17 who had 1 cm penetrating wound and 5-mm incision at the level of the gallbladder in the liver and 5mm seromusculer incision in front of the gastric antrum. High pressure water jet injuries should be considered surgical emergencies. A high index of suspicion of associated internal injuries and aggressive surgical intervention are required

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