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Table 5 Complications in patients treated by nonoperative and operative management

From: Splenic injury severity, not admission hemodynamics, predicts need for surgery in pediatric blunt splenic trauma

Operative management (n=3)
 Pneumonia1
 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome1
 Venous thrombosis1
Nonoperative management (n=6)
 Pneumonia1
 Urinary tract infection1
 Fever of unknown origin1
 Wound infection1
 Slipped ligature after surgery1
 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome1