Semin intervent Radiol 2021; 38(01): 003-008
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1725114
Review Article

Where Does Interventional Radiology Fit in with Trauma Management Algorithm?

A. S. Pillai
1  University of Texas, Medical Branch Galveston, Galveston, Texas
,
S. Srinivas
1  University of Texas, Medical Branch Galveston, Galveston, Texas
,
G. Kumar
2  Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas
,
A. K. Pillai
2  Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas
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Abstract

Trauma is a major cause of death in the United States, particularly in the younger population. Many traumatic deaths, as well as major morbidity, occur secondary to uncontrolled hemorrhage and eventual exsanguination. Interventional radiology plays a major role in treating these patients, and interventional techniques have evolved to the point where they are an integral part of treatment in these critically ill patients. This article reviews the role of interventional radiology in the treatment algorithms for traumatic injury sponsored by major societies and associations.



Publication History

Publication Date:
15 April 2021 (online)

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