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viscus

[′vis·kəs]
(anatomy)
Singular of viscera.
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There were 7 cases with hollow viscus injuries and 8 cases with isolated free fluid.
NOP management was discontinued in patients with hemodynamic instability unresponsive to moderate amounts of crystalloid infusion or a significant fall in hematocrit, or if any intra-abdominal hollow viscus injury was suspected.
Blunt injuries resulting in hollow viscus perforation can remain undiagnosed up to an average of 18 hours before signs of peritonitis become evident.
2) was consistent with a diagnosis of hollow viscus myopathy.
Complicated intra-abdominal infections include those infections requiring surgical intervention and which extend beyond the hollow viscus into the peritoneal space.
The sensitivity for solid organ encapsulated injury were less sensitive Hollow viscus injury rarely identified; however, in some cases free fluid visualized.
Hollow viscus injuries may be addressed rapidly with stapling devices, ligation, or simple running suture techniques.