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Table 4 Interventions and complications

From: Compartmental anatomical classification of traumatic abdominal injuries from the academic point of view and its potential clinical implication

  Overall ITC RPC TAC PAC P value
Interventions       
Expl lap (%) 27 20 20 84 27 0.001
Spinal surgery (%) 1.2 1 0 1.7 1.5 0.53
ORIF (%) 20 19 20 15 21 0.66
Intubation (%) 27 28 28 31 19 0.041
CT abdomen (%) 90 91 93 76 82 0.001
Serum lactate(mean ± SD) 3.8 ± 2.6 3.7 ± 2.5 3.7 ± 2.6 4 ± 3 3.7 ± 1.9 0.69
Blood transfusion (%) 20 16 23 23 28 0.02
Wound infection (%) 4 1.8 3.6 10.3 1.5 0.001
Sepsis (%) 0.8 0.3 0 2.6 1.5 0.02
Admission on arrival       0.001 for all
Operating room (%) 25 19 19 69 30  
TICU (%) 41 45 40 15 34
Surgical wards (%) 34 35 40 15 36
Died in ER (%) 0.2 0.3 0 0 0  
Intensive care stay (median, range) 3 (1–150) 3(1–94) 3.5(1–64) 3.5(1–34) 3(1–150) 0.76
Length of stay (median, range) 8 (1–261) 6(1–261) 9(1–118) 7(1–80) 18(1–80) 0.001
Mortality (%) 10 9.4 15 11 1.5 0.02
  1. Expl lap: exploratory laparotomy; ORIF: Open Reduction Internal Fixation; MBT: Massive blood transfusion; TICU: Trauma intensive care unit; ER: emergency room; Retrop: retroperitoneal; CT: computed Tomography.