Nonoperative management of splenic injuries in the elderly

A retrospective NTDB study found that while patients over the age of 65 may fail nonoperative management of blunt splenic injuries more often, there is no difference in mortality.

http://www.mdedge.com/acssurgerynews/article/116307/trauma/study-finds-nonoperative-management-blunt-splenic-injuries?channel=308

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