Penetrating Neck Trauma: A Review of Management Strategies and Discussion of the ‘No Zone’ Approach

@article{Shiroff2013PenetratingNT,
  title={Penetrating Neck Trauma: A Review of Management Strategies and Discussion of the ‘No Zone’ Approach},
  author={Adam M. Shiroff and Stephen C. Gale and Niels D. Martin and Daniel Marchalik and Dmitriy Petrov and Hesham M. Ahmed and Michael F. Rotondo and Vicente H. Gracias},
  journal={The American Surgeon},
  year={2013},
  volume={79},
  pages={23 - 29}
}
The evaluation and management of hemodynamically stable patients with penetrating neck injury has evolved considerably over the previous four decades. Algorithms developed in the 1970s focused on anatomic neck “zones” to distinguish triage pathways resulting from the operative constraints associated with very high or very low penetrations. During that era, mandatory endoscopy and angiography for Zone I and III penetrations, or mandatory neck exploration for Zone II injuries, became popularized… Expand
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