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Penetrating trauma to the tricuspid valve and ventricular septum: delayed repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10086568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Penetrating cardiac trauma can result in a wide range of injuries to intracardiac structures. Missile injury, in particular, can cause damage in more than one cardiac chamber that may be difficult to identify at initial emergent operation. We report a case of late repair of traumatic ventricular septal defect and tricuspid valve perforation from gunshot wound. This case illustrates the importance of thorough examination of intracardiac anatomy during emergent and delayed repair for penetrating cardiac trauma.
Authors:
J R Doty; D E Cameron; T Elmaci; N W Salomon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-14     Completed Date:  1999-04-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Heart Injuries / surgery
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular
Heart Septum / injuries*,  surgery
Heart Ventricles / injuries*,  surgery
Humans
Time Factors
Tricuspid Valve / injuries*,  surgery
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery
Wounds, Gunshot / surgery*

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