Experience with latrogenic pediatric vascular injuries. Incidence, etiology, management, and results.

@article{Flanigan1983ExperienceWL,
  title={Experience with latrogenic pediatric vascular injuries. Incidence, etiology, management, and results.},
  author={D. Preston Flanigan and T J Keifer and John G Schuler and Thomas James Ryan and John J Castronuovo},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={198 4},
  pages={430-42}
}
During a 32-month period, 79 extremities in 76 children (age 1 day-13 years, mean = 31 months) were evaluated with regard to iatrogenic vascular injuries. Prospectively, 42 children were studied pre- and post-cardiac catheterization. Ten of these children sustained vascular injuries (incidence = 24%). Thirty-four additional children were referred because of 35 iatrogenic vascular injuries as a result of transfemoral cardiac catheterization (n = 20), umbilical artery catheterization (n = 10), or… CONTINUE READING

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