High incidence of surgical site infection may be related to suboptimal case selection for non-selective arterial embolization during resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures: a retrospective study

Abstract Background In most institutions, arterial embolization (AE) remains a standard procedure to achieve hemostasis during the resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures. However, the actual benefits of AE are controversial. In this study, we aimed to explore AE-related outcomes following r...

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Main Authors: Chih-Yang Lai, I-Chuan Tseng, Chun-Yi Su, Yung-Heng Hsu, Ying-Chao Chou, Huan-Wu Chen, Yi-Hsun Yu
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-05-01
Series:BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12891-020-03372-5