Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2020 , Vol 11, Issue 1
Multiple Focused Ruptures of Inferior Vena Cava Developing Due To Blunt Trauma
Umut Payza1,Zeynep Karakaya1,Fatih Esad Topal1
1İzmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicin, İzmir, Turkey DOI : 10.31067/0.2020.256 After/following blunt abdominal trauma, a 65-year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency department with stomach pain. The patient was operated due to possible intra-abdominal vascular injury. Perforation was detected at two different points in the inferior vena cava. The patient died during surgery. The aim of this case report is to remind the need for rapid detection and intervention of trauma patients with vascular injuries. Keywords : Blunt abdominal trauma, perforation, vena cava inferior