J Trauma Inj. 2017 Dec;30(4):242-246. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.20408/jti.2017.30.4.242
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Cardiology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea.
Traumatic abdominal vessel injury is rare, but difficult to manage. Approaching the injured vessel and controlling the bleeding is very hard. We experienced the right iliac artery transection managed by iliofemoral bypass grafting using temporary balloon occlusion. Proximal occlusion of an iliac artery with a temporary balloon cab be an option or bridge technique for a definite operation in case of iliac artery rupture. So, we present our case.