Vascular Surgery in the Austere Environment

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Key Words: vascular trauma , austere setting , resources , logistics , military , nongovernmental , team   Introduction Vascular surgery is normally conducted in a highly technical environment with…

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Vascular Trauma in Israel

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Key Words:vascular trauma , vascular surgery , endovascular , hemorrhage control , shunt   Epidemiologic Considerations Vascular trauma in Israel includes the usual myriad of causes for vascular trauma as…

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Cardiac, Great Vessel, and Pulmonary Injuries

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Key Words: cardiac injury , cardiac tamponade , great vessel injury , endovascular stent graft , lung injury , pulmonary tractotomy   Introduction Penetrating injuries to the heart and great…

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Lower Extremity Vascular Trauma

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Key Words: lower extremity trauma , mangled extremity , tourniquet , vascular shunt , venous injury , arterial injury , amputation   Introduction Vascular injury to the lower extremity is…

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Europe: Russia

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Key Words:battlefield , extremity injury , vascular injury , amputation , trauma , combat , tactical medicine , military trauma , arterial repair , ligation   Introduction Russian surgeons have…

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Upper Extremity and Junctional Zone Injuries

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Key Words: junctional zone injuries , upper extremity vascular injuries , subclavian artery , axillary artery , brachial artery , radial artery , ulnar artery , upper extremity venous injury…

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Asia: Sri Lanka

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Key Words:vascular trauma , fasciotomy , ischemia time , reperfusion injury   Introduction Sri Lanka has emerged from a 30-year-long civil war that commenced in 1983. A group calling themselves…

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South Africa

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Key Words:South Africa , vascular , injury , hemostasis , endovascular , shunts   Region-Specific Epidemiology South Africa is a large country (1,200,000 sq km 2 ), with a population…

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Inferior Vena Cava Filters

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Key Words:venous thromboembolism , prophylaxis , filter , indications , complications   Filters and Terminology A variety of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are available on the market today and…

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Implications of Vascular Trauma in Brazil

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Key Words:Brazil , trauma , South America , vascular injury , hemorrhage   Introduction Like elsewhere in the world, vascular trauma is the most challenging aspect of care in the…

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