Gallbladder injury in abdominal trauma.
Zantut, L.F.C.; Machado, M.A.C. ; Volpe, P.; Poggetti, R.S.; Birolini, D.
Panam. J. Trauma 5(1):13-19,1995.



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Gallbladder lesion is infrequent, occurring in approximately 0.5 to 8.5 % of all patients with blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma. The incidence of gallbladder injury due to abdominal is rare. This study reviewed patients with gallbladder injury due to abdominal trauma over a 6-year period to determine the complications , associated injuries, and mortality rate. We report our experience with patients with gallbladder trauma. A review of the literature and the correlation with the trauma scores are presented.