• Effect of door-to-angioemobolization time on mortality in pelvic fracture: every hour of delay counts (May 2018)

    Category: Acute Care Surgery, Outcomes/Guidelines, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Systems
    Kazuhide Matsushima, MD, Alice Piccinini, MD, Morgan Schellenberg, MD, MPH, Vincent Cheng, MD, Patrick Heindel, Aaron Strumwasser, MD, Elizabeth Benjamin, MD, PhD, Kenji Inaba, MD, and Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD
    CME 1 CME Credit(s)

    Learning Objectives:

    To examine the impact of a time to angioembolization on mortality in patients with pelvic fracture who require an emergent hemorrhage control. 

    Impact Statement:

    In the current study using the nationwide database, a longer time to pelvic angioembolization was significantly associated with an increased risk of mortality in patients with pelvic fracture.  

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