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Table 1 Correlations between severity of hemoperitoneum and grading of liver/spleen injuries on computed tomography

From: Non-operative management attempted for selective high grade blunt hepatosplenic trauma is a feasible strategy

Severity of hemoperitoneum Grade of liver/spleen laceration Total no. of patients
I II III IV V
Nil to minimal 2/3 49(3)/14 52(2)/17 12/0 4/1 119/35
Moderate 0/0 1/0 2/7(1) 4/1 1/2 8/10
Large 0/0 0/4 4(1)/11 7/10 5*/10(2) 16/35
Total 2/3 50/18 58/35 23/11 10/13 143/80
  1. * Including a grade VI liver laceration with large hemoperitoneum, parentheses: means including patient number of concomitant liver and spleen injuries.