Retroperitoneal vascular injury

Surg Clin North Am. 1990 Jun;70(3):635-53. doi: 10.1016/s0039-6109(16)45134-0.


Retroperitoneal vascular injuries are among the greatest challenges that confront the surgeon. Problems in resuscitation, exposure, and repair are numerous. Techniques to improve such perioperative tactics result in improved survival.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Blood Vessels / injuries*
  • Hemorrhage / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Retroperitoneal Space / injuries*
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods