Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2021 Jun;25(12):4351-4360
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Majmaah University, Al-Majmaah City, Al-Majmaah, Saudi Arabia.
Objective: Timely intervention is the key to the successful management of penetrating injuries to jugular veins; however, the optimal clinical management of these perforations and associated risk factors for mortality are not fully established. This study examined the trauma characteristics, vital signs, and in-hospital mortality in penetrating external and internal jugular vein injuries (PEJVI and PIJVI, respectively).
Patients And Methods: In this National Trauma Data Bank database study on patients with penetrating jugular vein injuries (PJVIs), details pertaining to demographics, comorbidities, type of injury, mechanism and intent of injury, Injury Severity Score (ISS), vital signs, treatment, and outcome, were abstracted. Read More