Brachial vessel injuries: High morbidity and low mortality injuries

Alejandro Perez-Alonso, Juan A. Asensio, Parinaz J. Dabestani, John J. Kessler, Stephanie S. Miljkovic, Tharun R. Kotaru, Louay D. Kalamchi, Joseph S. Fernandez-Moure, George Kasotakis, Suresh Agarwal, Florian A. Wenzl, Travis Polk, Dan Grabo

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These are among the most common vascular injuries seen in an urban trauma center. They are sometimes associated with median and ulnar nerve injuries. This vessel is much more amenable to surgical exposure. Injuries may require dissection below the elbow. They are at times associated with humeral fractures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCurrent Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
ISBN (Electronic)9780323697873
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2023
Externally publishedYes


  • Brachial artery
  • carpal tunnel release
  • fasciotomies
  • median nerve
  • radial nerve
  • ulnar nerve
  • veins


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