Papers Presented to the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society- Winter Meeting Upper Extremity Vascular Injury: A Current In-Theater Wartime Report from Operation Iraqi Freedom

@inproceedings{Clouse2006PapersPT,
  title={Papers Presented to the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society- Winter Meeting Upper Extremity Vascular Injury: A Current In-Theater Wartime Report from Operation Iraqi Freedom},
  author={William Darrin Clouse and Todd E. Rasmussen and Jon Perlstein and Michael J. Sutherland and Michael A. Peck and Donald H. Jenkins},
  year={2006}
}
Past wartime experience and recent civilian reports indicate upper extremity (UE) vascular injury occurs less often and with less limb loss than lower extremity (LE) injury. Given advances in critical care, damage control techniques, and military armor technology, the objective of this evaluation was to define contemporary patterns of UE injury and effectiveness of vascular surgical management in UE vascular injury during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). From 1 September 2004 through 31 August… CONTINUE READING

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