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Table 1 Detailed description of mechanism of injury, vascular injuries, and associated injuries.

From: Vascular injuries following road traffic collisions in a high-income developing country: a prospective cohort study

Patients Status Details of mechanism of injury Vascular injury Associated injuries
1 Driver, No seatbelt Saloon car hits another saloon car, right front impact Femoral artery
Right renal artery
Left femur, cervical spine, pelvic fracture, right kidney rupture
2 Driver, No seatbelt 4 wheel hits another 4 wheel, front impact and rollover Avulsion of axillary artery Avulsion of brachial plexus, fracture scapula
3 Driver, No seatbelt 4 wheel hits another 4 wheel, rear end impact Thrombosed left renal artery Pelvic, femur, and lumbar spine fractures, bilateral lung contusion
4 Front seat passenger
No seat belt
Saloon car hits a light post, left front impact Anterior tibial artery Skull fracture, subdural haematoma, right pneumothorax, liver laceration
5 Front seat passenger
No seat belt
Saloon car hits a 4 wheel, front impact Main hepatic veins Lacerated spleen, bilateral lung contusion
6 Front seat passenger
No seat belt
Saloon car rollover collision Right gluteal artery Pelvic and femur fractures, head injury, liver laceration
7 Back seat passenger
No seat belt
Saloon car rollover collision Brachial artery injury Supra-chondyler fracture of the right humerus
8 Back seat passenger
No seat belt
Saloon car hits a heavy truck, rear end impact Pelvic vessels Pelvic fracture
9 Pedestrian Hit by a saloon car Thoracic aorta dissection Bilateral haemothorax, bilateral rib fractures, tibia and fibula fractures
10 Pedestrian Hit by heavy truck Portal vein
Brachial artery
Fracture humerus, liver laceration, bilateral rib fractures
11 Pedestrian Hit by a truck Rupture thoracic aorta Fracture pelvis, fracture tibia, head injury
12 Pedestrian Hit by a saloon car Rupture thoracic aorta Fracture pelvis, fracture clavicle
13 Motorcyclist
No helmet
Rollover Brachial artery Humeral fracture