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Table 3 Complications

From: Nonoperative management of splenic injury in closely monitored patients with reduced consciousness is safe and feasible

  Group I: Normal mental status (n = 62) Group II: Impaired mental status (n = 20)
Pneumonia 4 6
Abscess (intra-abdominal) 2 3
Ileus 4 0
Respirarory failure 3 0
ARDS 1 2
Abscess (extra-abdominal) 0 1
Abdominal compartment syndrome 1 0
Pulmonary embolus 1 0
Sepsis 2 0
Total 18 12