Management of Lower Extremity Vascular Trauma

Hasan B. Alam*, Paul D. DiMusto

*Corresponding author for this work

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8 Scopus citations


Management of vascular injuries, especially when they occur in combination with fractures, soft tissue loss, and nerve damage, is extremely challenging. Successful approach requires setting clear priorities, a logical plan of interventions, and close coordination between various subspecialty services. This chapter highlights the basic principles of vascular injury management that can be used by health care providers from a variety of backgrounds to save lives and limbs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-68
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Trauma Reports
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Bleeding
  • Injuries
  • Ischemia
  • Limb
  • Shunts
  • Vascular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitation


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