Management of secondary hemorrhage from early graft failure in military extremity wounds
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 07/27/2012
Greer LT et al. – Contaminated military wounds with bony fractures may predispose a graft of any type (vein or prosthetic) to anastomotic dehiscence. Wounds must be carefully debrided, and when grafts cannot be covered with viable muscle, they should be routed around the zone of injury.