Hemorrhage control using high intensity focused ultrasound.

  title={Hemorrhage control using high intensity focused ultrasound.},
  author={Shahram Vaezy and Vesna Zderic},
  journal={International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group},
  volume={23 2},
Hemorrhage control is a high priority task in advanced trauma care, because hemorrhagic shock can result in less than a minute in cases of severe injuries. Hemorrhage was found to be solely responsible for 40-50% of traumatic civilian and battlefield deaths in recent years. The majority of these deaths were due to abdominal and pelvic injuries with hidden and inaccessible bleeding of solid organs such as liver, spleen, and kidneys, as well as major blood vessels. High intensity focused… CONTINUE READING


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