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European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

Official Publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery

European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery OnlineFirst articles

17.11.2017 | Original Article

Prognostic potential of markers of bone turnover in delayed-healing tibial diaphyseal fractures

Delayed union and nonunion occur in 5–10% of fractures and produce significant economic burden on patients and health care providers [ 1 , 2 ]. Early detection of nonunions is essential to minimize their adverse economic and functional impact and …

14.11.2017 | Review Article

Using IL-6 concentrations in the first 24 h following trauma to predict immunological complications and mortality in trauma patients: a meta-analysis

Despite improvements in the care of severely injured patients, post-traumatic complications [such as acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), and …

13.11.2017 | Original Article

The role of the neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and the CRP:albumin ratio (CAR) in predicting mortality following emergency laparotomy in the over 80 age group

We live in an era of increased life-expectancy where around a quarter of people currently aged 50 and up to 12% of females currently aged 80 can expect to become centenarians.

11.11.2017 | Original Article

The Alvarado Score is accurate in pregnancy: a retrospective case–control study

Acute appendicitis is the most common reason for acute abdominal surgery seen in the 15–40 age group in all communities and sexes; if it occurs during pregnancy, non-obstetrical surgery is required [ 1 , 2 ]. It is easier to diagnose patients with …

10.11.2017 | Original Article

Is a stepdown unit safe for patients with mild traumatic intracranial hemorrhages?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major source of disability in the United States. Approximately, 1.7 million new cases are reported each year, 200,000 of whom are admitted to the hospital and 90,000 of whom experience long-term disability [ 1 …

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This international English-language journal offers an interdisciplinary forum for the scientific exchange between research and hospital. Coverage includes surveys and original papers on diagnostics and therapy. In addition to classic orthopedic traumatology all related fields are considered: critical care medicine, neurotraumatology, new materials, tissue engineering, and more.

The European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery is the official publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES).
Incorporating the International Journal of Disaster Medicine.

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