The Current Status of REBOA in Traumatic Shock

The Current Status of REBOA in Traumatic Shock Curr Surg Rep (2017) 5:23 DOI 10.1007/s40137-017-0186-1 TRAUMA SURGERY (J. DIAZ, SECTION EDITOR) 1 2 Jacob Glaser Megan Brenner Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review Hemorrhagic shock remains a major cause of potentially preventable death in civilian and mil- Hemorrhagic shock (HS), in particular non-compressible itary trauma. Balloon occlusion of the aorta has emerged as torso hemorrhage (NCTH), remains the major cause of a viable technique to address non-compressible torso potentially preventable death among the severely injured in hemorrhage. The purpose of this review is to describe the both civilian and military settings [1]. In civilian literature, current state of translational and clinical data on REBOA hemorrhage accounts for the largest proportion of mortality and help define its role in modern trauma algorithms. occurring within the first hour of trauma center care with Recent Findings Recent findings suggest that REBOA is NCTH accounting for 60–70% of mortality despite other- feasible in many clinical areas including prehospital. wise survivable injuries [2]. Modern wartime data describe Robust animal data define a reasonable safety profile and that NCTH is the leading cause (50%) of potentially sur- current clinical data suggest that there are subset(s) of vivable injuries [3]. Current Surgery Reports Springer Journals

The Current Status of REBOA in Traumatic Shock

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