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Right ventricular penetration and cardiac tamponade as a late complication of Kirschner wire placement in the sternoclavicular joint.
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PMID:  17670415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
A 44-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency service with dyspnea, chest pain, and vomiting. Cardiac tamponade due to right ventricular penetration of a Kirschner wire was detected as a late complication of wire placement in the sternoclavicular joint. Clinicians should be aware of wire migration with cardiac penetration as a late complication of Kirschner wire placed in any part of the body.
Oner Gulcan; Alpay T Sezgin; Bulent Bolat; Riza Turkoz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2005-04-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-02     Completed Date:  2007-08-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Baskent University, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Adana, Turkey.
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