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Venous Trauma

  • Arvind Kohli
  • Gurjit Singh
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Abstract

There has been an ever-increasing incidence of vascular trauma all over the world. Extremity injuries contribute for 80% of all cases of vascular injuries, and out of them, lower extremities are involved in two thirds of these patients. Males are affected in 90% and females in 10% cases. The true incidence of isolated venous trauma is underreported. Quan et al. [1] reported that only 25% of extremity vascular trauma had isolated venous injury. Despite the variability in magnitude of trauma, most of venous injuries (75%) occur concomitantly with arterial injury

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arvind Kohli
    • 1
  • Gurjit Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CTVSGMCJammuIndia
  2. 2.Division of CTVSJK Medicity HospitalJammuIndia

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