The presence of certain risk factors may increase the risk of intra-abdominal infection associated with hepatic trauma.
(1) shock on admission
(1) major trauma to the liver
Injury of other organs:
(1) injury to the colon
(2) > 3 abdominal organs injured
(4) gunshot wounds
(1) blood transfusion
(2) open drainage of the abdomen
(3) use of liver packs
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Specialty: Infectious Diseases, Surgery, orthopedic, Surgery, general, Emergency Medicine