Dr. Todd Rasmussen is a Colonel in the United States Air Force and is a Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean of Research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and an attending vascular surgeon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Rasmussen has been deployed numerous times to Iraq and Afghanistan and cared for many traumatic vascular injuries at Walter Reed Medical Center. Through his experience and research, he has become one of the foremost leaders in the management of vascular trauma and recently published the third edition of Rich’s Vascular Trauma.
Dr. Marlin “Wayne” Causey is a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center.
Dr. Kevin Kniery is a vascular surgeon at Brooke Army Medical Center.
Seminal Papers in Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury
- AAST 1997 Paper: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9095103/
- AAST 2008 Paper: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18545103/
- JVS 2011 Paper: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20974523/
- Timing of repair of BTAI JVS 2020: https://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(20)31575-5/fulltext
Dr. Ben Starnes’ podcast on Behind The Knife on BTAI: https://bit.ly/2LuycWq