Document Detail


Multiple cardiac lesions from blunt trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7354499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
R V Pellegrini; T R Layton; R F Dimarco; K J Grant; A G Marrangoni
Related Documents :
16536719 - Survival following ventricular free wall rupture: a case series.
17262779 - Subepicardial aneurysm with impending cardiac rupture: a case of antemortem diagnosis a...
1553879 - Atherogenesis and thrombosis: mechanisms, pathogenesis, and therapeutic implications.
16439509 - An intravital microscopy method permitting continuous long-term observations of ovulati...
9591179 - Successful management of a postinfarction left ventricular rupture using a sutureless t...
1986119 - Traumatic rupture of the interventricular septum and tricuspid valve: case report.
17612669 - Isolated left ventricular noncompaction in a patient presenting with a subacute myocard...
8296749 - Characteristics of conditioned and sedentary men with acute coronary syndromes.
7299309 - Body surface distributions of repolarization potentials after acute myocardial infarcti...
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    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Aorta / injuries*,  surgery
Aortography
Coronary Vessels / injuries
Heart Aneurysm / complications,  surgery*
Heart Injuries / complications,  etiology,  surgery*
Heart Septum / injuries,  surgery
Heart Ventricles / surgery
Hemopneumothorax / complications
Humans
Male
Rupture
Urinary Bladder / injuries
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*

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


Previous Document:  Delayed neurologic injury secondary to high-voltage current, with recovery.
Next Document:  Rupture of the right hemidiaphragm with liver herniation: report of a case with extension of a tear ...