This journal only 2001, Number 4 Cir Gen 2001; 23 (4) Nonoperative treatment of hepatic trauma. Initial experience in five patients Magaña SI, Vizcarra DA, Hagerman RGG, Chávez RJJ Full text How to cite this article Language: Spanish References: 25 Page: 260-265 PDF size: 308.28 Kb. Key words: Liver, trauma, blunt trauma, hepatic trauma. ABSTRACT Objective: To describe our initial experience in the nonoperative treatment of five patients with blunt hepatic trauma. Setting: Third level health care hospital. Description of cases: We describe the clinical cases of five patients that suffered blunt abdominal trauma with hepatic injury of diverse degrees and who complied with the requirements established for nonoperative treatment; all were subjected to computed tomography and one patient to diagnostic laparoscopy. We found three grade I lesions, one grade II, and one grade III, with free liquid in amounts below 200 ml in four patients and in one less than 500 ml. 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