Inferior vena cava injuries: a case series and review of the South African experience.

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INTRODUCTION Penetrating injury may involve the major vessels in the abdomen. Injury to the abdominal inferior vena cava (IVC) is uncommon and is usually caused by gunshot wounds. Mortality from IVC injuries is high and has changed little over time. AIM The aim of the study was to report a series of IVC injuries from an urban trauma unit and to compare… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2014.06.016

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@article{Rooyen2015InferiorVC, title={Inferior vena cava injuries: a case series and review of the South African experience.}, author={P L van Rooyen and Victor O L O L Karusseit and Taole R. Mokoena}, journal={Injury}, year={2015}, volume={46 1}, pages={71-5} }