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Abdominal packing for surgically uncontrollable hemorrhage in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11137945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Emergency surgery for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is accompanied with massive blood loss and is correlated with high incidences of coagulopathy. Following established results with abdominal packing to control hepatic hemorrhage, we present this technique for uncontrollable hemorrhage in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. The experience with this technique in 46 patients is described.
Authors:
J A van Herwaarden; T J van Vroonhoven
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-26     Completed Date:  2001-02-15     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-196     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, Ruptured / mortality,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / mortality,  surgery*
Cause of Death
Female
Hemoperitoneum / mortality,  surgery*
Hospital Mortality
Humans
Intraoperative Complications / mortality,  surgery*
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / mortality
Reoperation
Tampons, Surgical*

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