Comparison of conservative and operative treatment for blunt carotid injuries: Analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carotid Artery Injuries
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating

abstract

  • BCI is rare and carries a poor prognosis. Operative intervention is not associated with functional improvement or a survival advantage. This study was unable to support that less invasive endovascular treatment improves treatment outcome when compared to open surgery.

publication date

  • March 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jvs.2009.10.108

PubMed ID

  • 20206804

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 593

end page

  • 9, 599.e1-2

volume

  • 51

number

  • 3