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Borderline Patients of Pape et al Who May Benefit from Damage Control Orthopedic (DCO) Surgery

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Pape et al identified a group of trauma patients who may deteriorate after surgery. These "borderline" patients may benefit from damage control orthopedic (DCO) surgery. The authors are from Hannover Medical School in Germany.

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