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Table 4 Extra-thoracic injuries

From: Urgent surgical repair is pivotal in the management of major airway injury due to blunt trauma

Extra-thoracic injuries Total cases (28) Urgent repair (21) Delayed repair (7) P value
Severe head trauma* 8 (28.6%) 6 (28.6%) 2 (28.6%) 0.98
Abdominal organs injury with Intra-abdominal collection or capsular hematoma 8 (28.6%) 5 (17.9%) 3 (42.8%) 0.071
Long bones fracture 14 (50%) 10 (47.6%) 4 (57.1%) 0.037
Pelvic fracture 3 (10.7%) 3 (14.3%) 0 0.019
Spinal cord injury 2 (7.1%) 2 (9.5%) 0 0.03
  1. *Severe head trauma: associated with intracranial hemorrhage, fracture base, or post-concussion symptoms with disturbed consciousness