Table 1

Site or type of haemorrhage considered eligible for REBOA

High grade injury toRuptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
 LiverPostpartum haemorrhage
 KidneyGastrointestinal haemorrhage
 SpleenIatrogenic injury during
 Named abdominal vessel Pelvic surgery
 Named pelvic vessel Cancer surgery
 Mesenteric disruption Vascular surgery
 Pelvic fracture with ring disruption
 Traumatic amputation at or near the hip
  • An Abbreviated Injury Scale score ≥3 was regarded as a high-grade injury.

  • REBOA, resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta.