Kidney and uro-trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines.

Renal and urogenital injuries occur in approximately 10-20% of abdominal trauma in adults and children. Optimal management should take into consideration the anatomic injury, the hemodynamic status, and the associated injuries. The management of urogenital trauma aims to restore homeostasis and normal physiology especially in pediatric patients where non-operative management is considered the gold standard. As with all traumatic conditions, the management of urogenital trauma should be multidisciplinary including urologists, interventional radiologists, and trauma surgeons, as well as emergency and ICU physicians. The aim of this paper is to present the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) kidney and urogenital trauma management guidelines.

World journal of emergency surgery : WJES. 2019 Dec 02*** epublish ***

Federico Coccolini, Ernest E Moore, Yoram Kluger, Walter Biffl, Ari Leppaniemi, Yosuke Matsumura, Fernando Kim, Andrew B Peitzman, Gustavo P Fraga, Massimo Sartelli, Luca Ansaloni, Goran Augustin, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Fikri Abu-Zidan, Imitiaz Wani, Dieter Weber, Emmanouil Pikoulis, Martha Larrea, Catherine Arvieux, Vassil Manchev, Viktor Reva, Raul Coimbra, Vladimir Khokha, Alain Chichom Mefire, Carlos Ordonez, Massimo Chiarugi, Fernando Machado, Boris Sakakushev, Junichi Matsumoto, Ron Maier, Isidoro di Carlo, Fausto Catena, WSES-AAST Expert Panel

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