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After an earthquake; management of crush injuries & …

2010-1-14 · "Crush injury and crush syndrome may result from structural collapse during an earthquake. Crush injury is defined as compression of extremities or other parts of the body that causes muscle swelling and/or neurological disturbances in the affected areas of the body.

Crush Thoracic Trauma in the Massive Sichuan Earthquake ...

2021-9-1 · Victims of an earthquake can face a serious medical problem known as crush syndrome, which can be life-threatening. One complication of crush syndrome is acute kidney injury. In this systematic review, the authors searched for observational studies on crush injury patients and the management of kidney injury in the context of earthquakes in Iran.

Case Report The Christchurch Earthquake: Crush Injury ...

2019-7-31 · Major earthquakes are some of the most devastating natural disasters [ ]. ey frequently cause numerous victims with a wide variety of injuries [ ]. Crush injury is common in this setting; it is estimated to occur in % of those injured []. A er a major earthquake, entrapment under collapsed structures and debris accounts for most crush injuries [ ].

Earthquake-related crush injury versus non-earthquake ...

In conclusion, abdominal earthquake-related crush injury might be characteristic of high incidence in injury of abdominal-wall soft tissue, fractures of lumbar vertebrae in transverse process of 1-2 vertebrae among L1-3 vertebrae, retroperitoneal injury in the kidney, and in combination with injury in the thorax and pelvis.

Crush injuries can be deceptively dangerous

2010-1-22 · Haiti''s crush injuries. (CNN) -- The injuries don''t appear life-threatening. They could be wounded legs and arms, caused by being pinned under falling debris from the earthquake. But for some in ...

After an Earthquake: Management of Crush Injuries & …

Crush injury and crush syndrome may result from structural collapse during an earthquake. Crush injuiy is defined as compression of extremities or other parts of the body that causes muscle swelling and/or neurological disturbances in the affected areas of the body.

Managing the Toxic Chemical Release that Occurs During a ...

2018-10-22 · Crush injuries are commonly seen in severe trauma, and include direct soft tissue destruction, bony injury and limb ischemia. Up to 40% of multistory building collapse survivors suffer from crush ...

[Features of crush injury in Wenchuan earthquake and the ...

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the characteristics of patients with crush injury in Wenchuan earthquake and the corresponding operational methods. METHODS: From May 12th 2008 to June 18th 2008, 202 patients with crush injury of soft tissue were treated, including 110 …

The Crush Syndrome Discuss crush injuries and the …

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Crush Injury and the Kidneys: What Are the Lessons to be ...

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Management of severe crush injury in a front-line tent ICU ...

2009-11-6 · The experience on management of crush injury after a devastating earthquake is lacking, and there are even less reports on the front-line critical care of these patients. A front-line intensive care unit (ICU) was set up in a tent after the disastrous Wenchuan earthquake (May, 12, 2008, China), where 32 patients suffering from crush injury were treated from May 12 to May 26.

After an earthquake; management of crush injuries & crush ...

Crush Injuries and the Crush Syndrome

Crush Thoracic Trauma in the Massive Sichuan Earthquake ...

2009-12-14 · Materials and Methods. This study was approved by the ethics committee of the medical school, and informed consent was waived. A retrospective review was undertaken of 215 multidetector chest CT scans of 112 male and 103 patients who sustained crush thoracic injuries in the Sichuan earthquake at 2:28 pm Beijing time, May 12, 2008, and were rescued in …

Earthquake-related Crush Injury versus Non-Earthquake ...

2017-3-23 · Earthquake-related Crush Injury versus Non-Earthquake Injury in Abdominal Trauma Patients on Emergency Multidetector Computed Tomography: A Comparative Study The aim of this study was to investigate features of abdominal earthquake-related crush traumas in comparison with non-earthquake injury. A cross sectional survey was conducted

Crush Injuries and the Crush Syndrome

2011-7-21 · Historical perspective. World War II became a watershed in the study of crush injuries with the path breaking paper in 1941, wherein Bywaters and Beall described crush syndrome as a phenomenon that occurs in some survivors of crush injuries [].Mubarak et al identified a spectrum of disorders from compartment syndrome to crush syndrome [], Haemodialysis as a primary …

Crush Thoracic Trauma in the Massive Sichuan Earthquake ...

2019-8-14 · Furthermore, the cause of crush injury of this cohort is different from that in other common thoracic traumas (2,3,5), and we proposed that its multidetector CT features may differ from those of other common thoracic traumas. As a main type of thoracic trauma, rib fracture may compose 27.0%–36.4% of chest injuries from an earthquake (6–8).

[PDF] The Christchurch Earthquake: Crush Injury ...

On February 22, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Christchurch, New Zealand. The peak ground acceleration, a measure of the shaking or intensity of an earthquake, was one of the highest ever recorded worldwide. One hundred and eighty-five people lost their lives; many others were injured. Two cases both involving young women are presented; they sustained crush injuries …

Earthquake-related Crush Injury versus Non-Earthquake ...

A cross sectional survey was conducted with 51 survivors with abdominal crush injury in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, and 41 with abdominal non-earthquake injury, undergoing non-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scans, serving as earthquake trauma and control group, respectively. Data were analyzed between groups focusing on CT appearance.

(PDF) Crush Injury and Crush Syndrome in an Earthquake ...

The typical crush injury of a limb is the closed crush suffered by casualties crushed under masonry (earthquake victims) and vehicles or victims …

Earthquake, rescued victims, crush injury and their follow ...

2000-3-21 · Thirty complicated crush injury patients were accepted to our ICU after the Big Marmara (Turkey) earthquake in August 1999. Results of 18 patients were reviewed and are presented below. The mean ages of 10 male and 8 …

(PDF) Crush Injury in Two Earthquake Disasters within a 3 ...

The experience on management of crush injury after a devastating earthquake is lacking, and there are even less reports on the front-line critical care of these patients. A front-line intensive ...

Open Access Management of severe crush injury in a …

2020-1-14 · Introduction The experience on management of crush injury after a devastating earthquake is lacking, and there are even less reports on the front-line critical care of these patients. A front-line intensive care unit (ICU) was set up in a tent after the disastrous Wenchuan earthquake (May, 12, 2008, China),

The Christchurch Earthquake: Crush Injury, Neuropathic ...

AIM: To investigate the features of abdominal crush injuries resulting from an earthquake using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT).. METHODS: Fifty-one survivors with abdominal crush injuries due to the 2008 Sichuan earthquake underwent emergency non-enhanced scans with 16-row MDCT.Data were reviewed focusing on anatomic regions including lumbar …

Evaluation of crush syndrome patients with extremity ...

METHODS: The medical records of patients with crush syndrome following the 2011 Van Earthquake were retrospectively reviewed. The results were compared with the current literature. RESULTS: Of the 46 patients with crush syndrome who had extreme trauma, 26 (57%) were men, 20 (43%) were women, and the average age was 38.9 ± 12.5.

Crush Injury and Crush Syndrome in an Earthquake …

2016-5-31 · The typical crush injury of a limb is the closed crush suffered by casualties crushed under masonry (earthquake victims) and vehicles or victims lying unconscious without movement for many hours (mechanical muscle-crush injury – MMCI). An extensive muscle-crush injury culminating in a crush syndrome is often lethal unless treated aggressively ...

Pelvic crush fractures in survivors of the Sichuan ...

2010-11-1 · Pelvic crush fractures particularly including multiple pelvic fractures, occurring predominantly in bilateral pubis, and composed of Type C3 followed by Type B3 and Type B2, could be considered to be the profile of pelvic crush fractures in an earthquake.

Crush Injury in Two Earthquake Disasters within a 3-Month ...

Background: This study describes our one-center experience in crush injury and compartment syndrome sustained in the Marmara and Düzce earthquakes that hit the region within a 3-month period. Patients and Methods: We reviewed medical records of patients with crush injuries from the two earthquakes and analyzed treatment, morbidity and mortality rates. Results: A total …