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Thoracic stent graft versus surgery for traumatic thoracic transection

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Atasha Asmat,

    Corresponding author
    1. National University Hospital, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
    • Atasha Asmat, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119074, Singapore. Atasha_Asmat@nuh.com.sg.

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  • Chuen-Neng Lee,

    1. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
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  • Peter Robless

    1. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine if the use of thoracic-stent-grafts for traumatic thoracic transection is associated with reduced mortality and morbidity compared with surgery in the management of traumatic thoracic transection.