Acute Surgical Management of Vascular Injuries in Hip and Knee Arthroplasties

Christopher M. Melnic, MD; Marilyn Heng, MD, MPH, FRCSC; Santiago A. Lozano-Calderon, MD, PhD

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J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020;28(21):874-883. 

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Conclusion

With the increase in total hip and knee replacements being done at ambulatory surgery centers, knowledge of techniques to evaluate and treat vascular injuries is a must. Gaining proximal and distal control will allow for anesthesia to resuscitate the patient and provide time for vascular surgery to arrive and proceed with the definite repair.

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