Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery

Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6925

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Fenil Gandhi

Department of Vascular Surgery, Shree Krishna Hospital, Gujarat, India

  • Research Article   
    Evaluation & Management of Accidental Intra-Arterial Injection in the Ante-Cubital Fossa
    Author(s): Jayesh Patel, Pratiksha Shah* and Fenil Gandhi

    Introduction: Intra-arterial drug injection is a rare, but a potentially serious medical emergency. It is most commonly seen as an iatrogenic complication when administering an intravenous medication. Accidental Intra-arterial injection was defined as an intravenous injection administered in the upper limb for any illness, which was followed by sudden severe pain in the limb followed by bluish discoloration of any part of the affected limb. Aim: The aim of the study is to identify the risk factors early on for limb amputation following intra-arterial injection. Also, to assess the efficacy of the various modalities of the treatments administered, and establish a standardized treatment plan for intra-arterial injection to achieve limb salvaging. Materials and methods: A total of twelve cases of accidental intra-arterial.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-6925.20.8.387

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