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Paediatric penetrating thoraco-abdominal injury: Role of minimallly invasive surgery

J Donati-Bourne
MI Bader
D Parikh
I Jester


We report two cases of penetrating thoraco-abdominal injuries who presented to our trauma centre. One with stab to lower left chest and the other one had
pallet injury to right upper abdomen. The clinical presentation, radiological investigations and operative intervention are reviewed.

Key words: Laparoscopy, minimally invasive, penetrating injuries, thoraco-abdominal