Abdominal vena caval injuries: outcomes remain dismal.


BACKGROUND The mortality rate for abdominal vena caval injuries remains high. We examined the experience of a level I trauma center to determine factors significant to the outcome in these injuries. METHODS Forty-seven patients were identified in a retrospective review (1989 to 1999) of patients were identified with abdominal vena caval injury. Data were… (More)


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@article{Hansen2000AbdominalVC, title={Abdominal vena caval injuries: outcomes remain dismal.}, author={Cheri Hansen and Christine Bernadas and M. A. West and Arthur L. Ney and Silke M{\"u}hlstedt and M. Cohen and J. Llibre Rodriguez}, journal={Surgery}, year={2000}, volume={128 4}, pages={572-8} }