Leslie M Fingleson

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Isolated rupture of the infrarenal segment of the inferior vena cava due to blunt trauma is relatively rare. It may be missed clinically and even diagnostic peritoneal lavage may prove negative. The mainstay of diagnosis remains a high degree of clinical suspicion together with sectional imaging. If the patient is haemodynamically stable after initial(More)
We describe a case of emergency endovascular stent-graft placement for acute traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta in a patient with an associated unstable type II odontoid fracture. The stent-graft placement procedure was performed within 4 hours of admission under sedation and local anaesthesia while the neck remained externally splinted. After(More)
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