Myers JB1, Brant WO, Broghammer JA.

Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Aug;40(3):335-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2013.04.002. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

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Abstract

With the advent of advanced trauma critical care, and precise methods of assessing renal trauma with computed tomography, most patients with high-grade renal trauma can be managed conservatively. Some patients, however, do not do well with conservative management. This article evaluates specific radiographic characteristics that have recently been associated with intervention for renal hemorrhage after trauma.