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Delayed cardiac tamponade after coronary artery laceration.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11996285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Delayed cardiac tamponade after laceration of a coronary artery is unusual and uncommonly reported in the literature. We describe a patient in whom this potentially fatal complication developed 8 days after a stab wound to his chest. In our review of the English language literature we identified only one other report of delayed tamponade after coronary artery laceration.
John Bozinovski; Shaohua Wang; Someshewar Nakai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-08     Completed Date:  2002-05-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1314-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Tamponade / etiology*
Coronary Vessels / injuries*
Lacerations / complications*
Wounds, Stab / complications*

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