Axillary artery injuries surgical experience review in a single vascular trauma center

Joint Authors

Hamzah, Baha I.
Abd al-Husayn, Jalal J.

Source

al-Kindy College Medical Journal

Issue

Vol. 16, Issue 1 (30 Jun. 2020), pp.4-9, 6 p.

Publisher

University of Baghdad al-Kindi College of Medicine

Publication Date

2020-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

6

Main Topic

Medicine

Topics

Abstract EN

Background: Injuries to blood vessels are among the most dramatic challenges facing trauma surgeons because repair is often urgent, the surgeon has to decide between management options (open or endovascular), and gaining control and reconstructing a major arterial injury can be technically demanding. Objective: , To analyze the cause of injury, surgical approach, outcome and complications of axillary artery injuries. Methods A descriptive cross-sectional study on fifty patients at Ibn-Alnafees hospital in Baghdad from January 2005 to December 2010Results Males were more commonly affected than female with ratio of 6. 1: 1. Most injuries were caused by bullet and shell (84%), followed by stab wounds (10%) and blunt trauma (6%). Patients were divided into three groups according to the involved part of the axillary artery: the first part, the second part and the third part. The second part represents most of the cases (48%), the third part account for (30%), while the least is the first part (22%). Resection and end to end anastomosis was done in 80% of the cases, lateral repair in 8%, graft interposition in 8 % and ligation in 4%.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Hamzah, Baha I.& Abd al-Husayn, Jalal J.. 2020. Axillary artery injuries surgical experience review in a single vascular trauma center. al-Kindy College Medical Journal،Vol. 16, no. 1, pp.4-9.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-972755

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Hamzah, Baha I.& Abd al-Husayn, Jalal J.. Axillary artery injuries surgical experience review in a single vascular trauma center. al-Kindy College Medical Journal Vol. 16, no. 1 (Jun. 2020), pp.4-9.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-972755

American Medical Association (AMA)

Hamzah, Baha I.& Abd al-Husayn, Jalal J.. Axillary artery injuries surgical experience review in a single vascular trauma center. al-Kindy College Medical Journal. 2020. Vol. 16, no. 1, pp.4-9.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-972755

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 8-9

Record ID

BIM-972755