Factors affecting mortality and morbidity after traumatic diaphragmatic injury

Oezguec H., Akkoese Ş., Sen G., Bulut M., Kaya E.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.37, no.12, pp.1042-1046, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-007-3545-1
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1042-1046
  • Keywords: diaphragmatic injury, trauma, mortality, RUPTURE, EXPERIENCE, PREDICTORS
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose. We review our 11-year experience of treating diaphragmatic injury (DI), to identify the factors determining mortality and morbidity.