Accession Number:

ADA629613

Title:

Tourniquets, Vascular Shunts, and Endovascular Technologies: Esoteric or Essential? A Report from the 2011 AAST Military Liaison Panel

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Report Date:

2012-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

As part of the 2011 American Association for the Surgery of Trauma AAST meeting in Chicago, the Military Liaison Committee led an interactive, case-based debate of vascular trauma and hemorrhage control entitled Tourniquets, Vascular Shunts and Endovascular Technologies Esoteric or Essential During the panel session, use of a real-time audience response system resulted in a sensing session during- which opinions and practice patterns related to these topics were tabulated. The purpose of this report is to provide the results from the audience response system gathered during this session as well as select peer-reviewed publications cited during the presentation of each scenario. In addition, the objective of this summary is to provide a perspective as to whether these surgical adjuncts or techniques are esoteric or essential in contemporary trauma practice.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE