• Study highlights role of conservative management for penetrating renal trauma

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    Research from a single institution and published in The Canadian Journal of Urology underscores nonoperative management as a feasible option for patients with penetrating renal trauma.
    “Traditionally, patients with penetrating trauma underwent surgery to explore the kidney and repair it,” Sameer A. Siddiqui, MD, study researcher and director of urologic surgery at Saint Louis University, said in a press release. “It was common that kidneys had to be removed if the patient underwent surgery. The role of a nonsurgical approach is emerging as an option and we're seeing
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