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Nomogram of Shariat et al for Predicting Exploration in a Patient with Renal Trauma

Purpose:

To identify a patient with renal trauma who may require surgical exploration based on the nomogram of Shariat et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

S37

Description:

Shariat et al developed a nomogram for identifying a patient with renal trauma who will undergo surgical exploration. This can help to distinguish a patient who can be managed conservatively from a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, University of Montreal and Brooke Army Medical Center.

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