Operative Management of Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injuries

  • Matthew Rosengart
  • Riyad Karmy-Jones

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Ischemia Heparin Peri Arena Pneumothorax 

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  • Matthew Rosengart
  • Riyad Karmy-Jones

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