Abdominal trauma is an injury that occurs in abdomen of a person. It may be blunt or penetrating and may involve damage to the abdominal organs. Main symptoms include abdominal pain, tenderness, and bruising of the external abdomen. It also can cause a risk of severe blood loss and infection. Treatment for abdominal trauma includes ultrasonography, computed tomography, and peritoneal lavage. Main treatment includes surgery. If there is injury to the lower chest may cause splenic injuries.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record
Last date updated on July, 2014