Vascular Injuries

Specialty of Vascular Surgery

It means any impairment to vascular trauma arterial, venous or lymphatic level. The most common location is in the extremities and often associated with neurological damage bone or limb. The time since the traumatic injury occurs to the start of treatment is essential to avoid serious complications. Among the most common causes of vascular injury are road accidents, domestic, work ... Besides, they can manifest as spider veins, varicose veins, or telangiectasias, but the most important common symptom is bleeding. Diagnosis is crucial to perform physical and complementary examinations and assess the condition of the patient to rule out other associated injuries such as chest, abdominal or skull-brain. It is also very important to maintain the vital functions of the patient and stop the bleeding with medical or surgical treatment.

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