Episode 38: REBOA
Does absence of evidence indicate evidence of absence? Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occulsion of the Aorta (REBOA) is a hot topic in prehospital care, especially with London’s Air Ambulance using it in the field.
What does it require? Are we ready for this? And what’s the benefit to the patient?
We break it down for you in this episode…and you’ll be surprised!
London HEMS can be found at:
Paris SAMU is another program you should look at:
The Knick was a cable series about turn of the century medicine:
Original Journal of Surgery paper on REBOA:
REBOA at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center:
The latest study on REBOA: