A clinical series of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta for hemorrhage control and resuscitation.

@article{Brenner2013ACS,
  title={A clinical series of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta for hemorrhage control and resuscitation.},
  author={Megan L. Brenner and Laura Jane Moore and Joseph J. Dubose and George H Tyson and Michelle K McNutt and Rondel P Albarado and John B. Holcomb and Thomas M. Scalea and Todd E. Rasmussen},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={506-11}
}
BACKGROUND A requirement for improved methods of hemorrhage control and resuscitation along with the translation of endovascular specialty skills has resulted in reappraisal of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) for end-stage shock. The objective of this report was to describe implementation of REBOA in civilian trauma centers. METHODS Descriptive case series of REBOA (December 2012 to March 2013) used in scenarios of end-stage hemorrhagic shock at the… CONTINUE READING
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