Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2012 , Vol 21 , Issue 1
Periferik Damar Yaralanmaları: 10 Yıllık Deneyim
Selami GÜRKAN, Özcan GÜR, Serhat HÜSEYİN, Volkan YÜKSEL, Selçuk ÜNAL, Ege TURAN
1Kalp Damar Cerrahisi AD, Namık Kemal Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Tekirdağ
2Kalp Damar Cerrahisi AD, Trakya Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Edirne
Objective: We aimed to investigate the etiology, treatment modalities and early results of patients operated for peripheric vascular injury. Material and Methods: 321 patients operated for peripheric vascular injury between February 2000 and November 2010 at cardiovascular surgery department were included in the retrospective study. Results: Vascular injury most frequently developed due to penetrating trauma (65.8%), blunt trauma (13.7%) and gunshot injury (11.5%). The level of injury in those patients was found to be more commonly at upper extremity. The most frequently performed treatment method was end to end anastomosis (45.4%) and autogenous vein graft interposition (27.9%). While amputation ratio was 1.2%, early mortality was 1.8%. Conclusion: Early diagnosis and treatment of peripheric vascular injuries, providing hemodynamic stability, multidisciplinary approach will reduce morbidity and morta- lity. Keywords : Radial artery, vascular system injury, anastomosis
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