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Predictors of splenic artery embolization as an adjunct to non-operative management of stable blunt splenic injury: a multi-institutional study
  1. Kristin Salottolo1,
  2. Matthew M Carrick2,
  3. Robert M Madayag3,
  4. James Yon4,
  5. Allen Tanner5,
  6. Charles W Mains3,
  7. Andrew Topham6,
  8. Mark Lieser7,
  9. David Acuna6,
  10. David Bar-Or1
  1. 1Trauma Research Department, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Colorado, USA
  2. 2Trauma Services Department, Medical Center of Plano, Plano, Texas, USA
  3. 3Trauma Services Department, St Anthony Hospital, Lakewood, Colorado, USA
  4. 4Trauma Services Department, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Colorado, USA
  5. 5Trauma Services Department, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
  6. 6Trauma Services Department, Wesley Medical Center Trauma Services, Wichita, Kansas, USA
  7. 7Trauma Services Department, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr David Bar-Or, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO 80113, USA; davidbme49{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors All authors contributed to study conception and/or data analysis, drafting and revising the article, gave final approval of the version to be published, and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding Funding was provided by Swedish Medical Center, St Anthony Hospital, Medical City Plano, Penrose-St Francis Medical Center, Wesley Medical Center, and Research Medical Center Kansas City.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study received Institutional Review Board approval at all participating centers and was granted a waiver of consent and HIPAA authorization.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors contributed to study conception and/or data analysis, drafting and revising the article, gave final approval of the version to be published, and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding Funding was provided by Swedish Medical Center, St Anthony Hospital, Medical City Plano, Penrose-St Francis Medical Center, Wesley Medical Center, and Research Medical Center Kansas City.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval This study received Institutional Review Board approval at all participating centers and was granted a waiver of consent and HIPAA authorization.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article.

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