Predicting outcomes using the National Trauma Data Bank: optimum management of traumatic blunt carotid and blunt thoracic injury.

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INTRODUCTION We used the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) to examine the incidence of blunt thoracic and carotid trauma nationally and survival outcomes based on treatment approach. METHODS All vascular traumas were identified from the 2008 NTDB. International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9) diagnosis coding was used to identify 178 blunt… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1531003513482492

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@article{Dua2012PredictingOU, title={Predicting outcomes using the National Trauma Data Bank: optimum management of traumatic blunt carotid and blunt thoracic injury.}, author={Anahita Dua and Sapan S. Desai and Sreyram Kuy and Bhavin Patel and Arshish Dua and Pathik J Desai and Matthew Darlow and Jay Shirgavi and Kristofer M. Charlton-Ouw and Cynthia E K Shortell}, journal={Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy}, year={2012}, volume={24 3}, pages={123-7} }