First, we will present those possibilities that bring the general surgeon face to face with an emergency situation. In such an emergency, he must decide whether he is ready and in a position to treat a patient with an acute vascular problem himself or whether he has sufficient time to transfer the patient to a specialized service. Aside from purely organizational and time factors, this decision depends upon his surgical abilities.
KeywordsVascular Injury Arterial Embolism Popliteal Artery Arterial Thrombosis False Aneurysm
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