Diagnosis and outcome of blunt caval injuries in the modern trauma center.

@article{Netto2006DiagnosisAO,
  title={Diagnosis and outcome of blunt caval injuries in the modern trauma center.},
  author={Fernando Spencer Netto and Homer Chin-Nan Tien and Paul A Hamilton and Sandro Baleotti Rizoli and Peter Chu and Robert Maggisano and Frederick D. Brenneman and Lorraine Norah Tremblay},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={
          1053-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Blunt vena caval injury (BCI) is uncommon with only a few published reports in the literature. Recently, with high resolution computed tomography (CT) scan imaging signs of caval injury are sometimes found in hemodynamically stable patients. The purpose of this study was to assess the current course of patients with BCI. METHODS Retrospective review of all patients with BCI treated at a Regional Trauma Center from April 1999 to May 2005. Data collected included demographics… CONTINUE READING
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