[Traumatic injuries of the inferior vena cava].

  title={[Traumatic injuries of the inferior vena cava].},
  author={O P Kurguzov and V M Nadaraia},
  journal={Angiologiia i sosudistaia khirurgiia = Angiology and vascular surgery},
  volume={13 1},
The authors analyse the results of surgical treatment of 21 patients with injury of the inferior vena cava seen at the Hospital of General Surgery. The mean age of patients was 33.7 years. Venous injuries were induced by cut wounds (14 casualties), gunshot wounds (5 patients) and blunt trauma (2 patients). The majority of patients were transported in a state of severe hemorrhagic shock which required intensive resuscitation measures. On laparotomy all the patients were found to have… CONTINUE READING