Blunt cerebrovascular injuries: diagnosis and treatment

Preston R. Miller, Timothy C. Fabian, Tiffany K. Bee, Shelly Timmons, A. Chamsuddin, Rimma Finkle, Martin A. Croce

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Abstract

Blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVIs), once thought to be rare, have been recognized with increasing frequency in recent years. An incidence of 0.33% for carotid artery injury (CAI) was noted from our institution, with 24% stroke-related mortality. Vertebral artery injury (VAI) has been thought both rare and of questionable significance. Incidence, associated injury patterns, and outcomes were examined during a period of aggressive screening (four-vessel angiography).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-286
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Trauma
Volume51
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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    Miller, P. R., Fabian, T. C., Bee, T. K., Timmons, S., Chamsuddin, A., Finkle, R., & Croce, M. A. (2001). Blunt cerebrovascular injuries: diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Trauma, 51(2), 279-286. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005373-200108000-00009