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Military Application of Tranexamic Acid in Trauma Emergency Resuscitation (MATTERs) Study.
OBJECTIVES To characterize contemporary use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in combat injury and to assess the effect of its administration on total blood product use, thromboembolic complications, andExpand
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A systematic review of the use of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in the management of hemorrhagic shock
BACKGROUND Torso hemorrhage remains a leading cause of potentially preventable death within trauma, acute care, vascular, and obstetric practice. A proportion of patients exsanguinate beforeExpand
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Use of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta in a Highly Lethal Model of Noncompressible Torso Hemorrhage
ABSTRACT Noncompressible torso hemorrhage is a leading cause of death in trauma, with many patients dying before definitive hemorrhage control. Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of theExpand
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En-Route Care Capability From Point of Injury Impacts Mortality After Severe Wartime Injury
Objective: The objective of this study is to characterize modern point-of-injury (POI) en-route care platforms and to compare mortality among casualties evacuated with conventional military retrievalExpand
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Endovascular management of axillo-subclavian arterial injury: a review of published experience.
BACKGROUND The role of endovascular treatment for vascular trauma, including injury to the subclavian and axillary arteries, continues to evolve. Despite growing experience with the utilization ofExpand
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Epidemiology and outcomes of non-compressible torso hemorrhage.
BACKGROUND Non-compressible torso hemorrhage (NCTH) is the leading cause of potentially preventable death in military trauma, but the civilian epidemiology is unknown. The aim of this study is toExpand
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Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA): a population based gap analysis of trauma patients in England and Wales
Introduction Non-compressible torso haemorrhage (NCTH) carries a high mortality in trauma as many patients exsanguinate prior to definitive haemorrhage control. Resuscitative endovascular balloonExpand
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Aortic balloon occlusion is effective in controlling pelvic hemorrhage.
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of resuscitative endovascular aortic balloon occlusion (REBOA) of the distal aorta in a porcine model of pelvic hemorrhage. Expand
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Prehospital blood transfusion in the en route management of severe combat trauma: A matched cohort study
BACKGROUND The value of prehospital blood transfusion (PHBTx) in the management of severe trauma has not been established. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of PHBTx on mortality in combatExpand
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Clearly defining pediatric massive transfusion: Cutting through the fog and friction with combat data
BACKGROUND Massive transfusion (MT) in pediatric patients remains poorly defined. Using the largest existing registry of transfused pediatric trauma patients, we sought a data-driven MT threshold.Expand
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