Complex problems in penetrating neck trauma

D. Demetriades, J. A. Asensio, G. Velmahos, E. Thal

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Abstract

This article discusses the problems and controversies in the assessment of penetrating injuries of the neck. The role of physical examination and color-flow Doppler imaging in the initial assessment is highlighted. Complex injuries of major vessels, the aerodigestive tract, and the parotid are discussed and therapeutic options are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)661-683
Number of pages23
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume76
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

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Demetriades, D., Asensio, J. A., Velmahos, G., & Thal, E. (1996). Complex problems in penetrating neck trauma. Surgical Clinics of North America, 76(4), 661-683. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0039-6109(05)70475-8