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Multiple cardiac lesions from blunt trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7354499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Blunt chest trauma may produce a variety of cardiac lesions, which may occur alone or in combination. A case with a ventricular septal defect, left ventricular aneurysm, and coronary arteriovenous fistula with an associated rupture of the thoracic aorta following blunt trauma is presented in order to demonstrate that multiple, life-threatening cardaic lesions may be managed successfully. Surgical repair 32 days postinjury with Teflon patch plus ligation of the fistula were followed by recovery in the patient presented.
R V Pellegrini; T R Layton; R F Dimarco; K J Grant; A G Marrangoni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of trauma     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0022-5282     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-04-23     Completed Date:  1980-04-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376373     Medline TA:  J Trauma     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  169-73     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / injuries*,  surgery
Coronary Vessels / injuries
Heart Aneurysm / complications,  surgery*
Heart Injuries / complications,  etiology,  surgery*
Heart Septum / injuries,  surgery
Heart Ventricles / surgery
Hemopneumothorax / complications
Urinary Bladder / injuries
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*

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