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Splenic trauma during abdominal wall liposuction: a case report

Harnett, P; Koak, Y; Baker, D; (2008) Splenic trauma during abdominal wall liposuction: a case report. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine , 101 (4) 201 - 203.

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Abstract

A 35-year-old woman collapsed 18 hours after undergoing abdominal wall liposuction. Abdominal CT scan revealed a punctured spleen. She underwent an emergency splenectomy and made an uneventful recovery

Type:Article
Title:Splenic trauma during abdominal wall liposuction: a case report
Additional information:WoS ID: 000255136000011 Times Cited: 1ArticleEnglishHarnett, PRoyal Free & Univ Coll Med Sch, Dept Surg, Royal Free Hosp, Pond St, London NW3 1PL, EnglandCited References Count: 19290PZROYAL SOC MEDICINE PRESS LTD1 WIMPOLE STREET, LONDON W1G 0AE, ENGLANDLONDON
Keywords:SUCTION LIPOPLASTY, COMPLICATIONS, ABDOMINOPLASTY, LIPECTOMY, OUTCOMES, DEATHS
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)

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