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Zone I gunshot neck injury treated with common carotid and esophageal stent grafts.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20691609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Management of zone I gunshot injuries to the neck is controversial. Endovascular and endoscopic therapies are appealing minimally invasive alternatives, but they are still evolving. This case report demonstrates effective stent grafting of an arterial and an esophageal zone I neck injury after a civilian gunshot.
Manuel Garcia-Toca; Amanda Hayman; Peter Naughton; Matthew G Blum; Mark K Eskandari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-30     Completed Date:  2010-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203369     Medline TA:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1448-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 SIR. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Vascular Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St. Clair Street, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation*
Carotid Artery Injuries / radiography,  surgery*
Carotid Artery, Common / radiography,  surgery*
Esophagoscopy / instrumentation*
Esophagus / injuries,  radiography,  surgery*
Neck Injuries / radiography,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Wounds, Gunshot / radiography,  surgery*
Young Adult

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