• Proposed Clinical Pathway for Non-Operative Management of High-Grade Pediatric Pancreatic Injuries based on a Multicenter Analysis: A Pediatric Trauma Society Collaborative (October 2017)

    Bindi J. Naik-Mathuria, MD, Eric H. Rosenfeld, MD, Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, Randall Burd, MD, PhD, Richard A. Falcone, Jr., MD, Rajan Thakkar, MD, Barbara Gaines, MD, David Mooney, MD, Mauricio Escobar, MD, Mubeen Jafri, MD, Anthony Stallion, Denise B. Klinkner, MD, Robert Russell, MD, Brendan Campbell, MD, Rita V. Burke, PhD, Jeffrey Upperman, MD, David Juang, MD, Shawn St. Peter, MD, Stephon J. Fenton, MD, Marianne Beaudin, MD, Hale Wills, MD, Adam Vogel, MD, and the Pancreatic Trauma Study Group (PTSG) Collaborators: Stephanie Polites, Adam Pattyn, MD, Christine Leeper, MD, Laura V. Veras, MD, Ilan Maizlin, MD, Shefali Thaker, MD, Alexis Smith, MD, Megan Waddell, MD, Joseph Drews, MD, James Gilmore, MD, Lindsey Armstrong, MD, Alexis Sandler, MD, Suzanne Moody, Brandon Behrens, MD, and Laurence Carmant
    CME 1 CME Credit(s)

    Learning Objectives:

    To determine whether variability exists among pediatric trauma centers in North America regarding clinical management of non-operative pediatric pancreatic trauma and to develop a standard clinical pathway based on common practices.

    Impact Statement:

    There is wide variability in the non-operative management of high-grade pancreatic injuries in children. This article proposes a standard clinical pathway based on the largest multicenter series of patients.

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