Management of the Open Abdomen Following Damage Control Surgery in Trauma


Objective: Temporary abdominal closure following damage control laparotomy (DCL) may be achieved by a variety of techniques, with wide reported ranges of success and timing in fascial closure. We sought to assess the effect... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Parker Hu (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  2. Rindi Uhlich (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  3. Jeffrey Kerby (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  4. Patrick Bosarge (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Trauma / Critical Care


QS-TCC/CT » Quick-Shot Presentations: Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery/Cardiothoracic Surgery (15:00 - Thursday, 21st September, Dearth Tower Conf 2)