Subclavian artery injury following blunt trauma
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Subclavian vascular injuries are rare in blunt chest trauma, consisting of just 1–2 percent of all acute vascular injuries. Frequently these vascular injuries are difficult and challenging to diagnose and manage, as there can be palpable distal pulses and no external signs of injury in most of the cases. There are few reports of extensive experience with great vessel injury in blunt chest trauma, as many patients die at the scene and, if they reach hospital, multiple associated injuries divert the attention of the treatment teams.The aim of this case report is to increase awareness about subclavian vascular injuries and their management. We report three cases of subclavian artery injury, which were successfully treated...

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