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Gunshot wound, Traumatic Vascular Injury

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2014)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Gunshot wound, Traumatic Vascular Injury

History: A combat gunshot wound in the distal left thigh injuring the distal femoral artery and vein. Hemorrhage control was obtained at the point of injury using a CAT tourniquet and topical hemostatic agents.

Findings: Serial images demonstrate: 1) admission (tourniquets) and dressing 2) exploration of wound 3) temporary plastic shunts in place for transfer to next level of care

Ddx: Penetrating vascular injury, arterial and venous

Dxhow: Surgery

Exam: Active bleeding open wound, distal left thigh near knee.

No MeSH data available.


Exposure of penetrating GSW vascular injury.  The temporary Javid shunts are shown in place.  You can see the floor of the surgical suite (green) just below the vessels.  This was a perforating injury.
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MPX1943_synpic60214: Exposure of penetrating GSW vascular injury. The temporary Javid shunts are shown in place. You can see the floor of the surgical suite (green) just below the vessels. This was a perforating injury.


Gunshot wound, Traumatic Vascular Injury

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2014)

Exposure of penetrating GSW vascular injury.  The temporary Javid shunts are shown in place.  You can see the floor of the surgical suite (green) just below the vessels.  This was a perforating injury.
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MPX1943_synpic60214: Exposure of penetrating GSW vascular injury. The temporary Javid shunts are shown in place. You can see the floor of the surgical suite (green) just below the vessels. This was a perforating injury.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Gunshot wound, Traumatic Vascular Injury

History: A combat gunshot wound in the distal left thigh injuring the distal femoral artery and vein. Hemorrhage control was obtained at the point of injury using a CAT tourniquet and topical hemostatic agents.

Findings: Serial images demonstrate: 1) admission (tourniquets) and dressing 2) exploration of wound 3) temporary plastic shunts in place for transfer to next level of care

Ddx: Penetrating vascular injury, arterial and venous

Dxhow: Surgery

Exam: Active bleeding open wound, distal left thigh near knee.

No MeSH data available.