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Predictors of Cook et al for Splenectomy in a Patient with Cirrhosis and Blunt Splenic Injury (BSI)

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
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Cook et al identified predictors for splenectomy in patients with cirrhosis and blunt splenic injury (BSI). These can help to identify a patient who may require more aggressive management of the splenic injury. The authors are from Oregon Health and Science University, Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and Emanuel Medical Center in Portland.

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