Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Early definitive abdominal closure using serial closure technique on injured soldiers returning from Afghanistan and IraqAmy Vertrees
Department of General Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Am Coll Surg 202:762-72. 2006..Twenty-nine of 1,284 battle-injured soldiers arriving at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom have abdominal wounds requiring delayed definitive closure with Gore-Tex (WL Gore & Assoc) mesh...
- Modern management of complex open abdominal wounds of war: a 5-year experienceAmy Vertrees
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
J Am Coll Surg 207:801-9. 2008..Optimal management of the open abdomen remains controversial...
- The use of prosthetic grafts in complex military vascular trauma: a limb salvage strategy for patients with severely limited autologous conduitAmy Vertrees
Vascular Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Trauma 66:980-3. 2009..We reviewed the experience with the use of prosthetic grafts for the treatment of vascular injuries sustained during recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan...
- Outcomes of primary repair and primary anastomosis in war-related colon injuriesAmy Vertrees
Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20902, USA
J Trauma 66:1286-91; discussion 1291-3. 2009..The role of primary repair (PR) of modern day war-related colon injuries remains controversial...