J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Nov;91(5):781-789
From the Department of Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (E.G., D.H.L.), Newark, New Jersey; NYU Langone Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Bellevue Hospital Center (B.N., M.K., C.DM., M.B.), New York, New York; Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Hospital (K.I.), Los Angeles, California; Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, Los Angeles, California; R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/CSTARS (Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills) (J.M., T.S., C.F., J.D.), University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland; Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (M.Se.), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center (L.M.), Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, San Antonio Military Medical Center/US Army Institute of Surgical Research (D.K.), San Antonio, Texas; and Ohio Health, Grant Medical Center (M.Sp.), Columbus, Ohio.
Background: The use of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) is controversial. We hypothesize that REBOA outcomes are improved in centers with high REBOA utilization.
Methods: We examined the Aortic Occlusion in Resuscitation for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery registry over a 5-year period (2014-2018). Read More