Blunt Abdominal Trauma in Children

Problems and Solutions

  • Rizwan Ahmad Khan
  • Shagufta Wahab

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Rizwan Ahmad Khan, Shagufta Wahab
    Pages 7-10
  3. Neeti Goswami
    Pages 11-18
  4. Deoshree Akhouri
    Pages 19-30
  5. Nidhi Sugandhi
    Pages 31-40
  6. Rizwan Ahmad Khan
    Pages 41-51
  7. Shagufta Wahab
    Pages 53-66
  8. Rizwan Ahmad Khan
    Pages 89-96
  9. Tanveer Roshan Khan, Rizwan Ahmad Khan
    Pages 97-105
  10. Rizwan Ahmad Khan
    Pages 107-112
  11. Manal Mohd Khan
    Pages 113-119
  12. Rizwan Ahmad Khan, Shagufta Wahab
    Pages 121-127

About this book


This book covers the epidemiology, mechanism, risk, various types of injuries, and practical approaches to treating children who have sustained blunt abdominal trauma. It includes dedicated chapters on each key aspect of pediatric blunt abdominal injuries, and explains in detail primary resuscitation and ancillary care for pediatric abdominal trauma. A separate chapter on imaging and interventional imaging helps pediatric caregivers select the right modality in the management of these patients. In addition, the book covers the management of hollow viscus injury and solid organ injury following blunt abdominal trauma. The content is supplemented with detailed flowcharts wherever required to help familiarize readers with the indications and to assist them in surgical decision-making.

 The book offers a valuable guide for practicing pediatric surgeons, residents in pediatric surgery and trauma surgeons, as well as for general surgeons, general surgery residents, practicing pediatricians and general physicians.


Abdominal injuries in children Pediatric solid organ injuries Post-traumatic stress disorder in children Interventional imaging in pediatric abdominal trauma Genitourinary injuries in children

Editors and affiliations

  • Rizwan Ahmad Khan
    • 1
  • Shagufta Wahab
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryJawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of Radio-diagnosisJawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-0691-4
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-0692-1
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