Pediatric Liver Injury: Physical Examination, Fast and Serum Transaminases Can Serve as a Guide.


Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, Critical Care, and Burns, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Electronic address: [Email]


The aim of our study was to determine if the combination of physical examination (PE), serum transaminases along with Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) would effectively rule out major hepatic injuries (HIs) after blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) in hemodynamically stable pediatric patients.


Diagnostic modalities,Liver injuries,Pediatric trauma,

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