Iatrogenic vascular injuries. A review of 125 cases (excluding angiographic injuries).

@article{Natali1979IatrogenicVI,
  title={Iatrogenic vascular injuries. A review of 125 cases (excluding angiographic injuries).},
  author={J. P. Natali and Albert Claude Benhamou},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1979},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={169-76}
}
From the files of an insurance company and from a number of our own files as expert medical witness to the court we have been able to collect 125 cases of malpractice suits following a iatrogenic vascular injury. An analytic study has revealed the following: --12 vascular injuries occurred after stripping of varicose veins of the lower extremities; --4 accidents occurred during arterial surgery; --35 lesions followed orthopedic surgery; and --2 general surgery. Besides these 53 injuries… CONTINUE READING