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Removal of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)

Purpose:

To manage a patient with an unexploded ordnance embedded in the body.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

comorbid conditions, disability and performance, surgery

ICD-10:

Y36

Description:

Not all explosive ordnance explodes. A patient with an unexploded ordnance (UXO) embedded in the body needs to have it removed carefully, without injury to the patient or the surgeon.

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