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Few EMTALA violations involve vascular-related issues, according to the authors of a recent analysis. Of 7,001 patients with an EMTALA violation from 2011 to 2018, only 1.4% were vascular-related. Cases included cerebrovascular, ruptured aortic aneurisms, aortic dissections, vascular trauma, peripheral arterial disease, venous thromboembolism, dialysis access, and bowel ischemia.

Analysis: Few EMTALA Violations for Vascular-Related Issues