Operative Management of Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injuries

  • Matthew Rosengart
  • Riyad Karmy-Jones


Despite both increased interest in non-operative treatment and advances in endovascular interventions, the principle treatment of blunt aortic injury (BAI) remains surgical repair. Important considerations include avoiding hypertension, managing associated injuries and identifying critical anatomical features.


Subclavian Artery Left Subclavian Artery Mechanical Circulatory Support Cross Clamp Time Aortic Injury 
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  • Matthew Rosengart
  • Riyad Karmy-Jones

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