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Management of Open Abdomen After Trauma Laparotomy: Experience at a Level 1 Trauma Center in Thailand

Osaree Akaraborworn 1 , * , Chomphunut Supavita 1 , Burapat Sangthong 1 , Komet Thongkhao 1 , Prattana Chainiramol 1 and Khanitta Kaewsaengrueang 1
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1 Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla, Thailand
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  • Trauma Monthly: March 2017, 22 (2); e27709
  • Published Online: April 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 4, 2015
  • Revised: February 27, 2016
  • Accepted: March 26, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.27709

To Cite: Akaraborworn O, Supavita C, Sangthong B, Thongkhao K, Chainiramol P, et al. Management of Open Abdomen After Trauma Laparotomy: Experience at a Level 1 Trauma Center in Thailand, Trauma Mon. 2017 ; 22(2):e27709. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.27709.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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