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01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

World Journal of Emergency Surgery 1/2015

Liver trauma: WSES position paper

World Journal of Emergency Surgery > Ausgabe 1/2015
Federico Coccolini, Giulia Montori, Fausto Catena, Salomone Di Saverio, Walter Biffl, Ernest E. Moore, Andrew B. Peitzman, Sandro Rizoli, Gregorio Tugnoli, Massimo Sartelli, Roberto Manfredi, Luca Ansaloni
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Competing interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Authors’ contributions

FC, GM contributed equally to this work, manuscript conception and draft. FC, SDS, WB, EEM, ABP, SR, GT, MS, RM and LA critically revised the manuscript and contribute with important scientific knowledge giving the final approval.


The liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma. Road traffic crashes and antisocial, violent behavior account for the majority of liver injuries. The present position paper represents the position of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) about the management of liver injuries.
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