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Table 1 Other injuries and surgery

From: A feasibility study of 60 consecutive patients operated for unstable thoracic cage

Diagnose Number Surgery
Pelvis fracture 11 6
Difragm rupture 7 7
Lung cuntusion 45 11
Liver injury 7 2
Spleen rupture 7 6
ruptured bowel 1 1
Uncontrolled bleeding 1 Emergency thoracotomi
Mangled extremity upper 1 amputation
Mangled extremity lower 1 amputation
Lumbar spine fx. 6 6
Thoracic spine fx. 4 4
Sternum fx. 5 0
Commotio cerebri 9 0
Fracture to the skull 6 4 icp.
Subdural bleedeing 5 3
Subarachnoidal bleeding 5 2
Face fracture 22 3
Upper exstremity fx. 1 10
Lower extremity fx. 1 1