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Table 1 Injuries potentially causing major haemorrhage in trauma patients other than the pelvic fractures, as previously used [2].

From: Patients with pelvic fractures due to falls: A paradigm that contributed to autopsy-based audit of trauma in Greece

Description of Injury AIS-90 codes
Carotid artery, 3.2.02.**.*, 3.2.04.**.*
Jugular vein 3.2.06.**.*, 3.2.08.**.*
Penetrating injuries with blood loss >20% by volume,,,,,
Skin laceration with blood loss >20% by volume,,,,,,
Skin avulsion with blood loss >20% by volume,,,,,,
Aorta 4.2.02.**.*, 5.2.02.**.*
Innominate vessels 4.2.04.**.*, 4.2.06.**.*
Pulmonary vessels 4.2.10.**.*, 4.2.12.**.*
Subclavian vessels 4.2.14.**.*, 4.2.16.**.*
Vena cava 4.2.18.**.*, 5.2.12.**.*
Myocardium 4.4.12.**.*, 4.4.10.**.*, 4.4.13.**.*
Celiac artery 5.2.04.**.*
Named abdominal vessels 5.2.14.**.*, 5.2.16.**.*
Spleen 5.4.42.**.*
Mesentery with blood loss >20% by volume
Omentum laceration major with blood loss >20% by volume
Limb crush 7.1.30.**.*, 8.1.30.**.*
Traumatic amputation (except fingers, toes) 7.1.10.**.*, 8.1.10.**.*
Axillary vessels major laceration,
Brachial vessels major laceration,
Major lacerations of other named vessels of upper limb,
Femoral vessels 8.2.02.**.*, 8.2.04.**.*
Popliteal vessels 8.2.06.**.*, 8.2.08.**.*
Major lacerations of other named vessels of lower limb 8.2.10.**.*, 8.2.12.**.*
  1. *Asterisks that follow the AIS-90 codes indicate that the complete range of injuries was included. AIS-90: Abbreviated Injury Scale - 1990 revision. Severity of injuries ranged from 1 to 6, with AIS1 being minor, AIS2 moderate, AIS3 serious, AIS4 severe, AIS5 critical, and AIS6 an unsurvivable injury.