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Conditions and Procedures

Trauma surgeons at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin treat patients with emergent medical needs for these conditions and more.

 

Trauma Conditions

  • Blunt: Motor vehicle crash, falls, all-terrain vehicle crashes, assaults
  • Penetrating: Gunshot wounds, stab wounds, farm implement injuries

Trauma Procedures

  • Trauma evaluation (level 1 and level 2)
  • Exploratory laparotomy
  • Emergency thoracotomy
  • Resuscitation
  • Chest wall stabilization

Burn Conditions

  • Thermal burns
  • Chemical burns
  • Frostbite
  • Inhalation injury

Burn Procedures

  • Skin excision
  • Skin grafting

Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery Conditions

Acute Care/Emergency General Surgery Procedures

Surgical Critical Care Conditions

  • Post-operative care
  • Sepsis
  • Respiratory failure
  • Multi-organ failure
  • Coagulopathy

Surgical Critical Care Procedures

  • Tracheostomy (open and percutaneous)
  • Pleural drainage catheters
  • Ventilator management
  • Temporary vascular access (central venous lines, dialysis lines, arterial lines, swan-ganz catheters)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes (PEGs)