Table 6

Outcome of patients with venous IAVIs, by AAST-OIS grade

CharacteristicAAST-OIS gradep value*Combined venous injury
n = 5
Total
n = 69
I
n = 3
II
n = 1
III
n = 26
IV
n = 31
V
n = 3
No. (%) died0 (0)0 (0)9 (35)11 (35)2 (67)0.52 (40)
No. (%) admitted to ICU2 (67)1 (100)15 (58)4 (14)1 (33)0.63 (60)
Total no. of veins56273331074
  • AAST-OIS = American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Organ Injury Scale; IAVI = intra-abdominal vascular injury; ICU = intensive care unit.

  • * Fisher exact test; performed excluding combined injuries so as to fit the test assumption of independent samples.