Management of penetrating cardiac injuries

G. Shaked, M. Golocovsky, D. Harviel

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Penetrating cardiac injury is often fatal. Patients present with a variety of clinical patterns, from a stable patient but with an insidious course, to those admitted with waning vital signs. In all cases prompt diagnosis and treatment are crucial. A series of 98 cases is presented, emphasizing the problems in diagnosing this condition and recommending the way such patients should be triaged and treated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)567-570, 583
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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