Endovascular Solutions for Iliac and Lower Extremity Junctional Injuries

  • Edwin R Faulconer, MBBS David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB
  • Rachel M Russo, MD UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento
  • Anders J Davidson, MD David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB
  • Meryl A Simon, MD David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB
  • Erik S DeSoucy, DO David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB
  • Melissa N Loja, MD UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento
  • Timothy K Williams, MD David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB
  • James B Sampson, MD David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB
  • Joseph Galante, MD UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento
  • Joseph J Dubose, MD David Grant USAF Medical Center, Tavis AFB

Abstract

Hemorrhage is the second leading cause of death in trauma and non-compressible torso hemorrhage is the leading cause of preventable death within this population. Vascular injuries to the pelvis and lower extremity junctional zone may be difficult to control with direct pressure and complex to approach with open surgery. Endovascular interventions such as balloon occlusion, stenting and embolization are potential alternatives or adjuncts to traditional open surgery in patients with blunt or penetrating vascular injuries to the pelvis. This review of the literature will outline contemporary endovascular management strategies for iliac and junctional zone injuries.

Published
2017-08-18
How to Cite
FAULCONER, Edwin R et al. Endovascular Solutions for Iliac and Lower Extremity Junctional Injuries. Journal of Endovascular Resuscitation and Trauma Management, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 22-27, aug. 2017. ISSN 2002-7567. Available at: <http://journal.jevtm.com/index.php/jevtm/article/view/6>. Date accessed: 20 oct. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.26676/jevtm.v1i1.6.
Section
Narrative Review Article