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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104-109

Management of liver trauma


Department of Surgery, King Fahd Hospital of the University, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Hanan M Alghamdi
Department of Surgery, King Fahd Hospital of the University, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, PO Box 40020, Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-631X.204868

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In the last 30 years, the management of liver injury has evolved significantly. The advancement of imaging studies has played an important role in the conservative approach for management. A shift from operative to nonoperative management for most hemodynamically stable patients with hepatic injury has been prompted by speed and sensitivity of diagnostic imaging and by advances in critical care monitoring. In this review article, the up-to-date recommendation on the management approach of liver trauma will be discussed.


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