AAST

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AASTAmerican Association for the Surgery of Trauma
AASTArab Academy for Science and Technology
AASTAcademy for the Advancement of Science and Technology
AASTAll Arms Search Team (military training)
AASTAdvanced Air Surveillance Technician (AWACS surveillance position)
AASTRegional Consultation Workshop for Advance Agricultural Science and Technology (Asian Development Bank; Manila, Philippines)
AASTAnhui Association for Science and Technology (China)
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American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Organ Injury Scale I: spleen, liver, and kidney, validation based on the National Trauma Data Bank.
Abbreviations AAST: American Association for the Surgery of Trauma ECMO: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation CT: Computed tomography ISS: Injury Severity Score ICU: Intensive care unit OIS: Organ Injury Scale.
Multicenter Trial of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma," Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol.
In 1989 Organ Injury Scaling Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) introduced a Hepatic Injury Scale which was revised in 1994 and is currently regarded as the standard by which hepatic injuries are described in most major trauma centres6,7.
Hepatic injury was graded according to the Hepatic Injury Scale established by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST).
NEW ORLEANS -- Mortality rates after trauma are three times higher in octogenarians than in septuagenarians, according to an analysis of a trauma registry from a South Carolina hospital presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including: the American Board of Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, The American Surgical Association, the Southern Surgical Association, The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American Gastroenterological Association and the Gamma and National Chapters of Alpha Omega Alpha.
Maddox of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, former president of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. "The concept [of bandages with clot-forming proteins] and the preclinical data on them are very exciting."
Pancreatic pathology is classically associated with elevations in serum amylase levels and in our cohort higher grade pancreatic injuries (American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grade two or more) were associated with a significantly raised serum amylase level (>3 times normal).
Grading of injury was done using the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST)-Organ injury scale of penile injury.
A contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen and pelvis confirmed an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) grade III pancreatic injury (complete transection of the distal body of the pancreas) (Fig.
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