The role of interventional radiology in trauma.

@article{Zealley2010TheRO,
  title={The role of interventional radiology in trauma.},
  author={Ian A. Zealley and Sam Chakraverty},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2010},
  volume={340},
  pages={c497}
}
Most preventable deaths from trauma are caused by unrecognised and therefore untreated haemorrhage, particularly in the abdomen. Haemorrhage causes early deaths, and the associated hypovolaemic shock leads to secondary brain injury and contributes to late death from multiorgan failure. Early management is focused on resuscitation and the diagnosis and treatment of life threatening bleeding to prevent the lethal metabolic disturbance triad of acidosis, hypothermia, and coagulopathy. Many aspects… CONTINUE READING
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