ABDOMINAL MEDICINE

Vascular Damage Control

Mar 29, 2017 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Vascular Damage Control

Fig. 4.1 Tourniquet Fig. 4.2 Digital compression used for acute hemorrhage control Fig. 4.3 Foley catheter used for bleeding control from subclavian vascular injury Fig. 4.4 Foley catheter used for…

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Surgical Treatment of Duodenal Trauma

Mar 29, 2017 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Surgical Treatment of Duodenal Trauma

Grade Types of injury Details I Hematoma Laceration Single hematoma Partial thickness II Hematoma Laceration Distributed in more than one portion <50 % circumference III Lacerations 50–75 % D2 50–100…

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Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Trauma: Lung

Mar 29, 2017 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Trauma: Lung

and George Velmahos1 (1) Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA   Abstract The vast majority of traumatic pulmonary injuries…

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Thoracic Damage Control

Mar 29, 2017 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Thoracic Damage Control

Upon entry into the left hemithorax, the six key goals of resuscitative thoracotomy include: 1. Confirmation of ETT placement 2. Direct control of intrathoracic hemorrhage 3. Pericardiotomy and release of…

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