Hakan YigitbasGeneral Surgery Department, Istanbul Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
How important is Hemogram Control in non-surgical follow-up in Stab Injuries?
Author(s): Serhat Meric, Talar Vartanoglu Aktokmakyan*, Nihat Bugdayci, Ahmet Akbas, Nadir Adnan Hacim, Yuksel Altinel and Hakan Yigitbas
Aim: Elective management of stable patients with abdomen stab wounds has become a gold standard management approach throughout the world. However, there is still no unique standard of approach. In this study, we aimed to emphasize the differences in laboratory values between patients who were followed up nonoperatively and those who were operated on in stab injuries. Materials and methods: 95 patients who applied to Istanbul Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital with stab injuries and who were hospitalized in the General Surgery Department between January 2017 and June 2019 were identified retrospectively. The patients were divided into two groups and the patients who underwent surgical treatment in the first group and those who were followed up with medical treatment and those who underwent diagnostic laparoscopy.. Read More»