Evaluation and Treatment of Blunt Pelvic Trauma.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Trauma is a significant contributor to mortality, especially in the young. Pelvic trauma with pelvic ring fractures may result in associated arterial injury, necessitating endovascular intervention. As a result, interventional radiology plays a critical role in partnering with trauma providers in the care of these patients. Management is determined by the acuity of the patient's clinical status, radiographs, ultrasound, and the results of computed tomography imaging when available. Numerous embolic agents are available for treatment of arterial hemorrhage.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Martin, JG; Kassin, M; Park, P; Ermentrout, RM; Dariushnia, S

Published Date

  • December 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 237 - 242

PubMed ID

  • 29224655

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9808

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.tvir.2017.10.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States