South African Journal of Surgery
On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
LAING, G L; BRUCE, J L; ISLAM, J and CLARKE, D L. Selective angioembolisation for splenic salvage following blunt abdominal trauma. S. Afr. j. surg. [online]. 2015, vol.53, n.1, pp. 28-29. ISSN 2078-5151. http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAJS.1888.
Isolated high-grade splenic injury following blunt abdominal trauma is an uncommon finding. The selected use of catheter-directed angiography and angioembolisation for splenic salvage has been successful in haemodynamically stable patients.