Damage Control Surgery
- Changes in the management of femoral shaft fractures in polytrauma patients: from early total care to damage control orthopedic surgery.
- Pape HC, Hildebrand F, Pertschy S, Zelle B, Garapati R, Grimme K, Krettek C, Reed RL 2nd.
- J Trauma. 2002 Sep;53(3):452-61; discussion 461-2.
Rationale for inclusion: Description of the use of damage control principles for orthopedic management of femur fractures.
Citations - 392 (as of July 2017)
- Evolution in damage control for exsanguinating penetrating abdominal injury.
- Johnson JW, Gracias VH, Schwab CW, Reilly PM, Kauder DR, Shapiro MB, Dabrowski GP, Rotondo MF.
- J Trauma. 2001 Aug;51(2):261-9; discussion 269-71.
Rationale for inclusion: Comparison of patients who underwent damage control to historical controls that shows improved survival.
Citations - 398 (as of July 2017)
- External fixation as a bridge to intramedullary nailing for patients with multiple injuries and with femur fractures: damage control orthopedics.
- Scalea TM, Boswell SA, Scott JD, Mitchell KA, Kramer ME, Pollak AN.
- J Trauma. 2000 Apr;48(4):613-21; discussion 621-3.
Rationale for inclusion: Orthopedic damage control principles applied to femur fractures with external fixation.
Citations - 526 (as of July 2017)
- Staged physiologic restoration and damage control surgery.
- Moore EE, Burch JM, Franciose RJ, Offner PJ, Biffl WL.
- World J Surg. 1998 Dec;22(12):1184-90; discussion 1190-1.
Rationale for inclusion: Describes the stages and goals of each stage of a damage control surgery for trauma.
Citations - 322 (as of July 2017)
- 'Damage control': an approach for improved survival in exsanguinating penetrating abdominal injury.
- Rotondo MF, Schwab CW, McGonigal MD, Phillips GR 3rd, Fruchterman TM, Kauder DR, Latenser BA, Angood PA.
- J Trauma. 1993 Sep;35(3):375-82; discussion 382-3.
Rationale for inclusion: Describes damage control laparotomy technique with planned reoperation in 46 patients.
Citations - 1593 (as of July 2017)
- The staged celiotomy for trauma. Issues in unpacking and reconstruction.
- Morris JA Jr, Eddy VA, Blinman TA, Rutherford EJ, Sharp KW.
- Ann Surg. 1993 May;217(5):576-84; discussion 584-6.
Rationale for inclusion: Describes principles and approaches to challenges for damage control surgery and delayed reoperation.
Citations - 517 (as of July 2017)
- Abbreviated laparotomy and planned reoperation for critically injured patients.
- Burch JM, Ortiz VB, Richardson RJ, Martin RR, Mattox KL, Jordan GL Jr.
- Ann Surg. 1992 May;215(5):476-83; discussion 483-4.
Rationale for inclusion: Description of 200 patients with planned delayed relaparotomy for definitive treatment of injuries to allow for ICU management of coagulopathy.
Citations - 586 (as of July 2017)
- Management of the major coagulopathy with onset during laparotomy.
- Stone HH, Strom PR, Mullins RJ.
- Ann Surg. 1983 May;197(5):532-5.
Rationale for inclusion: Review of 31 patients who developed major coagulopathy during laparotomy including planned relaparotomy to do delayed definitive surgery.
Citations - 764 (as of July 2017)
- Intra-abdominal packing for control of hepatic hemorrhage: a reappraisal.
- Feliciano DV, Mattox KL, Jordan GL Jr.
- J Trauma. 1981 Apr;21(4):285-90.
Rationale for inclusion: Description of how to pack the abdomen for exsanguinating hepatic hemorrhage with planned relaparotomy.
Citations - 293 (as of July 2017)