Predictors of mortality and management of patients with traumatic inferior vena cava injuries.

@article{Huerta2006PredictorsOM,
  title={Predictors of mortality and management of patients with traumatic inferior vena cava injuries.},
  author={S Huerta and Trung D. Bui and Tien Huu Nguyen and Faried N Banimahd and Diana Porral and Matthew O. Dolich},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2006},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={290-6}
}
The aim of this study was to determine factors that predict mortality in patients with traumatic inferior vena cava (IVC) injuries and to review the current management of this lethal injury. A 7-year retrospective review of all trauma patients with IVC injuries was performed. Factors associated with mortality were assessed by univariate analysis. Significant variables were included in a multivariate regression analysis model to determine independent predictors of mortality. Statistical… CONTINUE READING

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