An analysis of 214 cases of rib fractures


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KARADAYI Ş. , Nadir A., ŞAHİN E. , ÇELİK B. , ARSLAN S. , KAPTANOĞLU M.

CLINICS, vol.66, no.3, pp.449-451, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1807-59322011000300015
  • Title of Journal : CLINICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.449-451

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Rib fractures are the most common type of injury associated with trauma to the thorax. In this study, we investigated whether morbidity and mortality rates increased in correlation with the number of fractured ribs.