Unique aspects of anticipated shipboard vascular trauma

D. L. Sturtz, P. M. Rhee, N. M. Rich

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This article mentions notable historical examples of vascular injuries that occur at sea. It traces the development of modern ships and the concomitant capability to provide medical care to the/personnel who go in harm's way on these ships. The importance of vascular surgery training for the general surgeon assigned to sea duty is stressed. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-341
Number of pages5
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1998


  • US Navy
  • military
  • shipboard
  • surgery
  • trauma
  • vascular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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