Retrohepatic vein injuries: experience with 20 cases.

@article{Buechter1989RetrohepaticVI,
  title={Retrohepatic vein injuries: experience with 20 cases.},
  author={Kennan J. Buechter and D M Sereda and Gabriel G{\'o}mez and Robert Zeppa},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={
          1698-704
        }
}
The mortality for injury of the retrohepatic veins is reported to vary from 50 to 100%. The use of hepatic bypass techniques, introduced in the 1960's, has not significantly decreased this mortality. We reviewed our experience with liver injuries over a 5-year period from 1982 to 1987 to determine our results with these particular injuries. Twenty patients had retrohepatic vein injuries. There were 11 patients with penetrating trauma and nine with blunt trauma. A total of 15 patients died, for… CONTINUE READING

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