Penetrating extracranial vertebral artery injuries

Vincent L. Rowe, Juan A. Asensio, Parinaz J. Dabestani, John J. Kessler, Florian A. Wenzl, Stephanie S. Miljkovic, Tharun R. Kotaru, Louay D. Kalamchi, Tyson Becker, Carlos Fernandez, David Cornell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Penetrating extracranial vertebral artery injuries are uncommon and at times associated with other cervical vascular injuries. Currently most are addressed with interventional radiological techniques of angiography and angioembolization. However, occasionally the trauma surgeon needs to deal with them operatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCurrent Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
ISBN (Electronic)9780323697873
StatePublished - Jan 1 2023


  • V1-V4
  • Vertebral artery
  • approaches
  • exposures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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