Nonoperative management of nonvascular grade IV blunt renal trauma in children: meta-analysis and systematic review.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review;Systematic Review)

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate nonoperative management of grade IV blunt renal trauma in pediatric patients by performing a systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies. METHODS: MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, and Scopus databases were searched between January 1992 and June 2008 for studies of pediatric renal trauma management. Inclusion criteria were patient age

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Umbreit, EC; Routh, JC; Husmann, DA

Published Date

  • September 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 74 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 579 - 582

PubMed ID

  • 19589574

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-9995

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2009.04.049


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States