Results of venous reconstruction after civilian vascular trauma.

  title={Results of venous reconstruction after civilian vascular trauma.},
  author={A R Pasch and Rosine Bishara and John G Schuler and Lynnette Lim and J P Meyer and Gary Merlotti and J Arwel Barrett and D. Preston Flanigan},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={121 5},
The treatment of venous injuries remains controversial. In an attempt to evaluate the results of current management of venous injuries, we retrospectively reviewed our experience between 1979 and 1984. During this period 142 patients had sustained injuries to 158 veins in the neck (31 patients), abdomen (45 patients), upper extremity (20 patients), and lower extremity (62 patients). Overall, 90 venous injuries (61%) were repaired, including 83% of caval and iliac vein injuries and 90% of… CONTINUE READING