Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2017 • VOLUME 23 • №2

Development of surgery of combined gun-shot osteo-vascular injuries of extremities (middle XIX century – middle XX century)

Steinle A.V.1,2

1) Department of Ecology and Life Safety, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University,
2) Department of Traumatology, Orthopaedics, Military Field Surgery, Siberian State Medical University, Tomsk, Russia

The presented review by the example of a long historical period traces the development of surgery of combined gun-shot osteo-vascular injuries of extremities, also describing both objective and subjective causes of unsatisfactory outcomes of treatment and presenting ways of solving the problem of treatment of these injuries during the period after World War II.

KEY WORDS: gun-shot fractures of bones of extremities, gun-shot injuries of vessels of limbs, arterial ligation, amputation, infectious complications, vascular suture, plaster immobilization.

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