Blunt traumatic injuries to the brachiocephalic artery require surgical management. The operative technique used depends on the location of the injury, the patient’s hemodynamic stability, and the surgeon’s experience. Perfusion strategy can facilitate vascular control of the aortic arch and branch vessels. This report presents an urgent repair of a proximal posterior blunt traumatic brachiocephalic artery injury under circulatory arrest, with an excellent outcome.
|Journal||Texas Heart Institute journal|
|State||Published - Jan 2023|
- Blunt injuries
- circulatory arrest, deep hypothemia induced