Vertebral artery transection from blunt trauma treated by embolization

Marc Kobernick, Raymond Carmody

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Transection of a vertebral artery due to blunt trauma is infrequently seen. This report emphasizes the importance of angiography to confirm clinical suspicion. Hemostasis was achieved by embolization with a coil at angiography, a technique not previously described for vertebral artery transection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)854-856
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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