A systematic review of the use of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in the management of hemorrhagic shock.

@article{Morrison2016ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the use of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in the management of hemorrhagic shock.},
  author={Jonathan J Morrison and Richard E. Galgon and Jan O. Jansen and Jeremy W. Cannon and Todd E. Rasmussen and Jonathan L. Eliason},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={324-34}
}
BACKGROUND Torso hemorrhage remains a leading cause of potentially preventable death within trauma, acute care, vascular, and obstetric practice. A proportion of patients exsanguinate before hemorrhage control. Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) is an adjunct designed to sustain the circulation until definitive hemostasis. A systematic review was conducted to characterize the current clinical use of REBOA and its effect on hemodynamic profile and mortality… CONTINUE READING
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