WTA PODIUM 2022Blunt thoracic aortic injury: A Western Trauma Association critical decisions algorithmBrown, Carlos V.R. MD; de Moya, Marc MD; Brasel, Karen J. MPH, MD; Hartwell, Jennifer L. MD; Inaba, Kenji MD; Ley, Eric J. MD; Moore, Ernest E. MD; Peck, Kimberly A. MD; Rizzo, Anne G. MD; Rosen, Nelson G. MD; Sperry, Jason L. MPH, MD; Weinberg, Jordan A. MD; Moren, Alexis M. MD; DuBose, Joseph J. MD; Coimbra, Raul MD, PhD; Martin, Matthew J. MD Author Information From the Departments of Surgery (C.V.R.B., J.J.D.), Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; Medical College of Wisconsin (M.d.M.), Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Oregon Health Science University (K.J.B.), Portland, Oregon; University of Kansas Medical Center (J.L.H.), Kansas City, Kansas; University of Southern California (K.I., M.J.M.), Los Angeles, California; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (E.J.L.), Los Angeles, California; Ernest E Moore Shock Trauma Center (E.E.M.), Denver, Colorado; Scripps Mercy Hospital (K.A.P.), San Diego, California; Guthrie Health System (A.G.R.), Sayre, Pennsylvania; Children's Hospital (N.G.R.), Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Pittsburgh (J.L.S.), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; St. Joseph's Medical Center (J.A.W.), Phoenix, Arizona; Salem Health Hospital (A.M.M.), Salem, Oregon; and Riverside University Health System Medical Center (R.C.), Riverside, California. Submitted: May 13, 2022, Revised: July 22, 2022, Accepted: July 27, 2022, Published online: August 24, 2022. This study was presented at the 51st Annual Western Trauma Association Meeting, February 20–25, 2022, in Big Sky, Montana. Address for correspondence: Carlos V.R. Brown, MD, Department of Surgery, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin, 1500 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701; email: [email protected]. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 94(1):p 113-116, January 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003759 Buy Metrics In Brief This is a recommended evaluation and management algorithm from the Western Trauma Association Algorithms Committee addressing the management of adult patients with Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury. Copyright © 2022 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.