Table 5

Management of arterial injuries

ArteryProcedure; no. of injuriesDeath (%)Admission to ICU (%)
RepairedLigatedPTFE graftRSVGEmbolizedPackedTotal
Renal0180030214 (19)11 (52)
Mesenteric0170000174 (24)12 (70)
Aorta71000085 (62)3 (38)
External iliac51010072 (29)3 (43)
Superior mesenteric24000063 (50)3 (50)
Inferior mesenteric06000062 (33)3 (50)
Common iliac21110050 (0)4 (80)
Splenic05000052 (40)3 (60)
Hepatic artery01000121 (50)1 (50)
Internal iliac00101020 (0)0 (0)
Sigmoid02000020 (0)1 (50)
Gonadal01000010 (0)0 (0)
Omental01000010 (0)0 (0)
Pancreaticoduodenal01000010 (0)0 (0)
Total1659224184
  • ICU = intensive care unit; PTFE = polytetrafluoroethylene; RSVG = reverse saphenous vein graft.