2018 EVTM Symposium

Endovascular trauma: ensuring quality and patient safety

Some endovascular trauma procedures are relatively uncommon. Given that fact, a robust quality assurance strategy is an essential part of any endovascular trauma program. Risk mitigation for endovascular trauma “The best way to mitigate the risks is to prepare and plan for them,” said Megan Brenner, MD. For…

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Improving trauma center access could prevent 7,601 injury deaths per year

In states with relatively poor access to comprehensive trauma centers, more deaths occur before injured patients arrive at a hospital, according to new research presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018 in Boston. The investigators believe that poor-access states could prevent thousands of prehospital deaths…