Document Detail

Blunt trauma of the thoracic aortic isthmus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23348188     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Blunt trauma of the thoracic aorta is the second leading cause of death in trafic accidents, after head injuries. A polytraumatized patient, aged 40, was admitted, with trauma of the thoracic aortic isthmus, after a trafic accident. Adequate resuscitation and intensive therapy, angiographic and MSCT diagnostics enabled the urgent surgical treatment. On the sixty-seventh day of surgery, the patient was successfully transferred to a regional health center in good general condition. Blunt aortic injury occurs in 1% of casualties in trafic and causes 16% mortality. More than 80% of patients die before arrival to hospital. In conclusion, we point out with satisfaction the successful surgical treatment and survival of injured patients admitted to our hospital.
Vesna Pajtić; Goran Savić; Aleksandar Knežević; Violeta Knežević; Ljiljana Gvozdenović; Aleksandar Gluhović
Related Documents :
23341198 - Laparoscopic repair of enterovesical fistula in patient affected by left megaureter.
23025958 - Association between postoperative complications and reoperation for patients undergoing...
24701968 - Quantitative assessment of post-operative recurrence of chronic subdural haematoma usin...
23278998 - Presence of an anaesthetist during cataract surgery.
23799748 - Report from the society of thoracic surgeons national database workforce: clarifying th...
10780688 - Factors influencing the outcome of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1840-0132     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101250177     Medline TA:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
1Emergency Center, Clinical Center of Vojvodina, 2School of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, 3Clinical Centre of Vojvodina; Novi Sad, Serbia.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Pericardial effusion complicating Swineorigin Influenzae A(H1N1) infection in a 50-year-old woman.
Next Document:  Enhanced therapeutic response with addition of loratadine in subserosal eosinophilic gastroenteritis...