Injury 2022 Jun 6;53(6):1947-1953. Epub 2022 Apr 6.
Geriatric Research, Education & Clinical Center, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78229 USA; Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 USA; Departments of Primary Care & Population Health and Medical Physiology, College of Medicine, Texas A&M Health, 2900 E 29th St, Bryan, TX 77802 USA.
Objective: The high number of limb injuries among Post-9/11 Veterans and their long-term care pose significant challenges to clinicians. Current follow-up for extremity arterial vascular injury (EVI) is based on guideline-concordant care for treatment of peripheral vascular disease (GCC-PVD), including anticoagulant/antiplatelet or statin therapy and duplex ultrasound. No best practices exist for arterial EVI. Read More