Penetrating Heart Injury: a case report

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Ali Karbalaikhani 1 , Azita shishegar 2 , * , Salman Dehkhoda 1

1 Assistant Professor, Surgical Department, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

2 Assistant Professor, Surgical Department, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Iran

How to Cite: Karbalaikhani A , shishegar A, Dehkhoda S . Penetrating Heart Injury: a case report, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2013 ; 11(2):e66698.

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Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 11 (2); e66698
Published Online: June 04, 2013
Article Type: Case Report
Received: March 03, 2013
Accepted: May 04, 2013

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Abstract

Penetrating heart trauma is usually life threatening and it usually requires emergent surgical exploration. Pre-hospital mortality rate and death on arrival is very high. We describe a case of 42 years old man, suffering from stab wound to the fifth left intercostal space that was in shock and severe respiratory distress during admission in emergency room.

Keywords

Heart Injuries Penetrating Wounds Trauma

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