Can J Surg 2014;57(4)E146 | PDF
Chad G. Ball, MD, MSc
From the Regional Trauma Program, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta.
Persistent hemorrhage from liver capsular injuries has remained a technical challenge without an optimal solution. This report discusses an easy to use device that is commonly used within elective hepatic surgery and can be successful in arresting ongoing surface and laceration bleeding in patients with solid organ injuries.
Accepted for publication Nov. 6, 2013
Competing interests: None declared.
Correspondence to: C.G. Ball, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403–29 St. NW, Calgary AB T2N 4W4; firstname.lastname@example.org