damage control surgery

Damage Control Laparotomy: Myths, Pitfalls, and Disadvantages (2018)


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The 2018 Thomas Wachtel, MD Keynote Address, Damage Control Laparotomy: Myths, Pitfalls, and Disadvantages, was presented at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium (STACS) by Peter Rhee, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, DMCC. Dr. Rhee is a renown American trauma surgeon, medical professor, and military veteran who served as a battlefield casualty physician in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr. Rhee was an original founding member of the Arizona Trauma Association in 2007 and presented at the 1st annual STACS in 2008.

Trauma Induced Coagulopathy

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Trauma Induced Coagulopathy was presented by Denis Bensard, MD, FACS on November 16, 2017 at the 9th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium. Dr. Bensard is a Professor, Surgery-Pediatric Surgery with University of Colorado School of Medicine and a pediatric trauma surgeon at Colorado Children’s Hospital in Denver, CO.

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