Collateral Circulation in Arterial Injuries

Maj Phillip M. Levin*, Ltc Norman M. Rich, Maj John E. Hutton

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Of more than 1,100 Vietnam casualties with vascular injuries seen at Walter Reed General Hospital, representative cases are reviewed because they emphasize the ability of collateral circulation to maintain viability in a limb deprived of its major blood supply. Improvement in collateral circulation over various periods of time are documented by plethysmographic and Doppler techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-399
Number of pages8
JournalArchives of Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1971
Externally publishedYes


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