Ruminations by a non-academic general surgeon from the heart of the rust belt.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Be careful out there. This patient was wearing a seatbelt when T-boned on the highway. The injury was a complete avulsion of a major branch off the ileocolic pedicle, along with complete shredding of the rectosigmoid mesentery. All ended up well with timely intervention.