Kiarash Mirkia, Roger Hughes, James B. Daugharthy, Randall J. Feikes , Michael H. Metzler
Sunrise Hospital and Medical
Center and Children Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma
and Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, 3196 South Maryland
Parkway, Suite 101, Las Vegas, 89109, Nevada, USA.
We are describing a penetrating thoracic aortic injury and a bullet embolus into common femoral artery with
unique therapeutic endovascular approach through the same artery. The patient survived due to the prompt diagnosis and
treatment by a multi-disciplinary team, specialized to effectively treat such an injury with advanced techniques.