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Liver function tests in children with blunt abdominal traumas

Published inEuropean journal of pediatric surgery, vol. 17, no. 5, p. 313-316
Publication date2007
Abstract

Previous studies have suggested that there are cut-off values for liver function tests (LFTs) beneath which significant liver injury can be excluded after blunt abdominal trauma in children. Our objective is to test this hypothesis in our patient population.

Keywords
  • Abdominal Injuries/blood/diagnosis
  • Alanine Transaminase/blood
  • Aspartate Aminotransferases/blood
  • Child
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Liver/injuries
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Male
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Trauma Severity Indices
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating/blood/diagnosis
Citation (ISO format)
KARAM, Oliver Laurent et al. Liver function tests in children with blunt abdominal traumas. In: European journal of pediatric surgery, 2007, vol. 17, n° 5, p. 313–316. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-965533
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