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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2015, Article ID 407173, 5 pages
Research Article

Peritoneal Breach as an Indication for Exploratory Laparotomy in Penetrating Abdominal Stab Injury: Operative Findings in Haemodynamically Stable Patients

Emergency & Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia

Received 6 February 2015; Accepted 1 April 2015

Academic Editor: Seiji Morita

Copyright © 2015 Jasmina Kevric et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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