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Innovations in projectile design present unique challenges for trauma surgeons when treating gunshot victims. The G2 Radically Invasive Projectile (G2 Research, Winder, Georgia, USA) (G2RIP) is a frangible, rapidly expanding bullet resulting in a distinct pattern of injury consisting of diffuse hemorrhage with multicavity trauma as well as unique radiographic features of the projectile. To efficiently manage patients injured by the G2RIP, trauma surgeons must be aware of these distinct characteristics, and of previous patterns in effective management such as liberal damage control and extensive use of CT. Understanding previous presentation and management of patients injured by the G2RIP can aid in improving patient care in the trauma center.


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Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open



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