Category Archives: Trauma

PREPRINT RELEASE: Ankle-Brachial Index, CT Angiography, and Proximal Tibial Traction for GSW Femoral Fracture

Ankle-Brachial Index, CT Angiography, and Proximal Tibial Traction for GSW Femoral Fracture
UChicago Medicine

Jack Kent, MD
Resident Physician
General Surgery

James Jeffries, MD
Resident Physician
Radiology

Andrew Straszewski, MD
Resident Physician
Orthopaedics

Kenneth Wilson, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery

In another trauma case with UChicago Medicine, Drs. Kent, Jeffries, Straszewski, and Wilson evaluate and treat a patient with a gunshot wound and femoral fracture. An ABI was obtained, CT angiography was evaluated, and proximal tibial traction was performed for pain management.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Chest Tube Placement for Possible Hemothorax

Chest Tube Placement for Possible Hemothorax
UChicago Medicine

Ashley Suah, MD
Resident Physician

Abigail Clarkson-During, MD
Resident Physician

Jennifer Cone, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

In our second trauma case with UChicago Medicine, Drs. Suah, Clarkson-During, and Cone place a chest tube in a female patient with a possible hemothorax. 

PREPRINT RELEASE: Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax

Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax
UChicago Medicine

Elliot Bishop, MD
Resident Physician

Peter Bendix, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

This is the first case in our new trauma section with several surgeons over at UChicago Medicine. The patient in this case is a 51-year-old male who was involved in a motor vehicle collision. Chest X-ray and subsequent CT scan showed an expanding pneumothorax. Here, Dr. Bishop and Dr. Bendix perform a left tube thoracostomy.

Keep an eye out for more trauma content coming soon!