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Large mediastinal hematomas not associated with aortic rupture. Case presentations and surgical approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6848314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mediastinal hematomas not associated with aortic disruption are thought to be common entities, and it is generally believed that most will spontaneously resolve. However, large mediastinal hematomas can cause fluctuations in cardiorespiratory physiology and can even cause death. Three cases of mediastinal hematomas are presented, as well as their surgical approach. Mediastinal hematomas should be evacuated because of their potential morbidity and mortality.
T J Sloan; B H Burch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1983 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-02-14     Completed Date:  1983-02-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hematoma / etiology,  radiography*,  surgery
Mediastinal Diseases / etiology,  radiography*,  surgery
Thoracic Injuries / complications
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications

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