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Liver trauma 

Liver trauma
Chapter:
Liver trauma
Author(s):

Robert P. Sutcliffe

, Charalambos Gustav Antoniades

, Rahul Deshpande

, Olga N. Tucker

, and Nigel Heaton

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199205387.003.08
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date: 26 February 2021

Mechanisms of injury 194

Non-operative management 196

Surgical management 198

The main cause of death after major blunt abdominal trauma (mortality rate 10–31%).

Mortality related to AAST grading of liver injury (see Table 8.1).

Injury may be due to direct blow, shearing, or rotational force, or deceleration injury....

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