A 5-year review of management of lower extremity arterial injuries at an urban level I trauma center.

@article{Franz2011A5R,
  title={A 5-year review of management of lower extremity arterial injuries at an urban level I trauma center.},
  author={Randall W Franz and Kaushal J Shah and Deepa R Halaharvi and Evan T Franz and Jodi F Hartman and Michelle L Wright},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={1604-10}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to review the management of lower extremity arterial injuries to determine incidence, assess the current management strategy, and evaluate hospital outcome. METHODS This was a retrospective review, including trauma database query, and medical records review set in an urban level I trauma center. Sixty-five patients with 75 lower extremity arterial injuries were admitted between April 2005 and April 2010. The interventions were primary amputation… CONTINUE READING

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