Control of severe hemorrhage using C-clamp and arterial embolization in hemodynamically unstable patients with pelvic ring disruption

@article{Sadri2005ControlOS,
  title={Control of severe hemorrhage using C-clamp and arterial embolization in hemodynamically unstable patients with pelvic ring disruption},
  author={Hassan Sadri and Thai Nguyen-Tang and Richard Stern and Pierre J. Hoffmeyer and Robin Peter},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={125},
  pages={443-447}
}
Hemorrhage is the leading cause of death in patients with a pelvic fracture. The majority of blood loss derives from injured retroperitoneal veins and broad cancellous bone surfaces. The emergency management of multiply injured patients with pelvic ring disruption and severe hemorrhage remains controversial. Although it is well accepted that the displaced pelvic ring injury must be rapidly reduced and stabilized, the methods by which control of hemorrhagic shock is achieved remain under… CONTINUE READING