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Algorithm of Perron et al for Identifying Vascular Injury Associated with Knee Dislocation

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Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Cardiology

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Vascular injury may occur during an injury causing knee dislocation. Serious morbidity for the patient may occur if this is not specifically looked for. Perron et al developed an algorithm for managing vascular injury in a patient with a knee dislocation. The authors are from the Universities of Virginia and North Carolina.

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