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According to Kavic et al, (10) ligation has not been the preferred approach to deal with celiac axis injury.
In the Kashuk et al (7) series, all six patients with celiac axis injuries survived, although no description of their surgical treatment is presented.
However, for the six patients with one associated vascular injury, the mortality rate was lower (33%), and all patients with isolated celiac axis injuries survived.
The surgical treatment of celiac axis injuries consists either of primary repair or ligation.