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Table 3 Counts of Surgical Procedures Performed on French Service Members Treated in US Military Medical Treatment Facilities per Level of Care

From: Description of trauma among French service members in the Department of Defense Trauma Registry: understanding the nature of trauma and the care provided

ProceduresRole 2 n = 19 (11%)Role 3 n = 143 (83%)Role 4 n = 11 (6%)Total n = 173
Head (Neurosurgery)4 (2.8%)4 (2.3%)
Face10 (7.0%)10 (5.8%)
 Eye9 (6.3%)9 (5.2%)
 Dental Procedure1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
Thorax15 (10.5%)15 (8.7%)
 Chest Tube7 (4.9%)7 (4.0%)
 Emergency Resuscitative Thoracotomy5 (3.5%)5 (2.9%)
 Explorative Thoracotomy1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
 Lung Resection1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
 Diaphragm Suture1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
Abdomen2 (10.5%)22 (15.4%)5 (45.5%)29 (16.7%)
 Laparotomy1 (5.3%)6 (4.2%)2 (18.2%)9 (5.2%)
 Laparoscopy2 (1.4%)2 (1.1%)
 Bowel1 (5.3%)6 (4.2%)1 (9.1%)8 (4.6%)
 Liver1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
 Splenectomy1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
 Urological Surgery4 (2.8%)4 (2.3%)
 Other2 (1.4%)2 (18.2%)4 (2.3%)
Orthopedics9 (47.4%)23 (16.1%)2 (18.2%)34 (19.7%)
 Amputation1 (5.3%)5 (3.5%)6 (3.5%)
 Arthroscopy1 (0.7%)1 (0.6%)
 External Fixation2 (10.5%)6 (4.2%)8 (4.6%)
 Fasciotomy6 (4.2%)1 (9.1%)7 (4.1%)
 Hand Surgery1 (5.3%)3 (2.1%)4 (2.3%)
 Other5 (26.3%)2 (1.4%)1 (9.1%)8 (4.6%)
Vascular1 (5.3%)11 (7.7%)12 (2.9%)
 Repair5 (3.5%)5 (2.9%)
 Ligation1 (5.3%)4 (2.8%)5 (2.9%)
 Shunt or Bypass2 (1.4%)2 (1.1%)
Soft tissue (Debridement, Suture, Dressing)7 (36.8%)58 (40.5%)4 (36.3%)69 (39.9%)