The use of Hemorrhage Occluder Pins for controlling paravertebral intercostal artery bleeding: Case report

Yoram Kluger, Boaz Sagie, Dror Soffer, Nabia Nasrallha, David Aladgem

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Abstract

Objective: To describe a technique for arresting traumatic bleeding uncontrollable by conventional means. Methods and Results: Major intrathoracic bleeding was stopped in a 17-year-old boy who had been stabbed in his right chest by using a Hemorrhage Occluder Pin (Surgical Instruments Inc., Placetia, Calif). Conclusions: The use of occluder pins to stop bleeding from intercostal arteries may be life-saving.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)687
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1997

Keywords

  • Hemorrhage
  • Occluder pin

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