Table 7

Management of venous injuries

VeinProcedure; no. of veinsDeath (%)Admission to ICU (%)
RepairedLigatedPTFE graftPackedTotal
Renal21900214 (19)11 (52)
Inferior vena cava.13400178 (47)9 (53)
Common iliac6410113 (27)3 (27)
External iliac240061 (17)5 (83)
Internal iliac400043 (75)1 (25)
Superior mesenteric040040 (0)2 (50)
Inferior mesenteric030030 (0)2 (67)
Gonadal030030 (0)2 (67)
Portal100122 (100)0 (0)
Pelvic020021 (50)1 (50)
Hepatic000110 (0)0 (0)
Total28431274
  • ICU = intensive care unit; PTFE = polytetrafluoroethylene.