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South African Journal of Surgery

versión On-line ISSN 2078-5151

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.50 no.4 Cape Town nov. 2012




Haemobilia following blunt liver injury



G L LaingI; D L ClarkeII; L FerndaleI; D ReitzIII; V ManchevIV

IMB ChB, FCS (SA). Grey's and Edendale Hospitals, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
IIMB ChB, FCS (SA), MBA, MMedSci, MPhil. Grey's and Edendale Hospitals, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
IIIMB ChB, FC Rad Diag (SA). Grey's and Edendale Hospitals, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
IVMB ChB. Grey's and Edendale Hospitals, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal




Blunt liver trauma is commonly managed by non-operative measures. We report a case of an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grade III liver injury and its complications, successfully managed by a combination of minimally invasive interventions.


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