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Table 3 Associated injuries

From: Non-operative management for penetrating splenic trauma: how far can we go to save splenic function?

  Group 1: Splenectomy (n = 45) Group 2: Spleen-preserving surgical therapy (n = 51) Group 3: Non-operative management (n = 22)
Abdominal solid organ injuries
 Kidney 29 20 10
 Liver 18 10 3
 Pancreas 16 7 1
Abdominal hollow organ injuries
 Stomach 22 15 0
 Colon 16 12 0
 Small bowel 6 7 0
 Duodenum 1 0 0
Extra-abdominal injuries
 Lung 32 43 18
 Diaphragm 33 35 5
 Spine 7 6 7
 Craniocerebral 2 1 4
 Heart 2 0 0
 Neck 2 1 0
 Maxillofacial 1 0 1
 Ureter 1 0 0