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Metal splinter ejected by circular saw into the left ventricle.
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PMID:  25129813     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of a metal splinter ejected by a circular saw tooth from a wooden board into the left ventricle of the heart. A 35-year old man was admitted second day after accident attributed to work complaining about general weakness. Only a small non-bleeding wound was found near his sternum. CT scan showed a metal wire entrapped inside his heart. Successful removal was done during surgery.
Authors:
Petr Santavy; Martin Troubil; Vladimir Lonsky
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights reserved.
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