Predictors of morbidity after traumatic pancreatic injury

Lillian S. Kao, Eileen M. Bulger, David L. Parks, Gregory F. Byrd, Gregory Jurkovich

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Background: Although relatively uncommon, traumatic pancreatic injury is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The objectives of this review were to validate the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma organ injury grading system for pancreatic injury by defining its relationship to subsequent morbidity and to characterize the independent predictors of postoperative complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)898-905
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Trauma
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Abdominal trauma
  • Pancreatic fistula
  • Pancreatic trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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