Left ventricular rupture with resulting cardiac tamponade due to blast force trauma from gunshot wound.

Citation data:

The Journal of emergency medicine, ISSN: 0736-4679, Vol: 43, Issue: 2, Page: 263-5

Publication Year:
2012
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PMID:
19879089
DOI:
10.1016/j.jemermed.2009.08.024
Author(s):
Branch, Charles Farrell, Adams, Jeff
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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Medicine
article description
Acute cardiac tamponade can rapidly become a surgical emergency requiring prompt diagnosis and intervention. Common etiologies of acute cardiac tamponade include blunt or penetrating trauma, surgical complications, sequelae from myocardial infarction and effusion.

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