Comprehensive Management of Patients with Traumatic Aortic Injury

  • Charles E. Smith
  • Donn Marciniak


Thoracic aortic trauma frequently occurs in the setting of chest trauma. As such, victims of aortic trauma may have multiple life-threatening thoracic injuries involving the chest wall, trachea, bronchus, lungs, pleura, heart, diaphragm, esophagus, and great vessels (Table 16.1).


Right Ventricular Epidural Analgesia Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Pulse Pressure Variation Endovascular Repair 
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaMetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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