Sonography has largely replaced peritoneal lavage in the assessment of unstable patients following blunt abdominal trauma since it can be rapidly performed at the bedside.
What does BAT stand for?
BAT stands for Blunt Abdominal Trauma
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We have 265 other meanings of BAT in our Acronym Attic
- Best Available Treatment
- Béton Armé Translucide (French: Translucent Reinforced Concrete)
- Beweglicher Arzt Trupp (German: Mobile Medical Team)
- Big Ass Tent
- Billet des Auteurs de Théatre (French theater journal)
- Biological Augmentation Team
- Biometrics Automated Toolset
- Blitz Action Trauma (ammunition; Geco)
- Block Address Translation
- Blood Alcohol Test
Samples in periodicals archive:
Laparoscopic management of intraperitoneal bladder rupture secondary to blunt abdominal trauma using intracorporeal single layer suturing technique.
Defects are most commonly acquired in adults as a result of either blunt abdominal trauma or surgical manipulation of the bowel and mesentery.
However, surgical literature confirms that as many as 86% of liver injuries have stopped bleeding by the time surgical exploration is performed, and 67% of operations performed for blunt abdominal trauma are non-therapeutic.
Emergency ultrasound-based algorithms for diagnosing blunt abdominal trauma.
Following a motorcycle accident, a 42-year-old otherwise healthy man suffered blunt abdominal trauma with secondary intestinal injury and fractures of the lower extremities without any severe neurologic abnormalities.
Blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) occurs frequently among children and adults.
While splenic injury occurs in approximately 30% of blunt abdominal trauma, spontaneous rupture has also been reported in the absence of injury.