Contemporary Role of Embolization of Solid Organ and Pelvic Injuries in Polytrauma Patients

Abdominopelvic trauma (APT) remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the 15- to 44-year-old age group in the Western World. It can be life-threatening as abdominopelvic organs, specifically those in the retroperitoneal space, can bleed profusely. APT is divided into blunt and penetratin...

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Main Authors: Nikolaos D. Ptohis, Georgios Charalampopoulos, Adham N. Abou Ali, Efthymios D. Avgerinos, Iliana Mousogianni, Dimitrios Filippiadis, George Karydas, Miltiadis Gravanis, Stamatina Pagoni
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Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2017-08-01
Series:Frontiers in Surgery
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