Rupture of the left ventricle and interventricular septum by blunt trauma

William C Pevec, M. El-Hillel, D. Q. McArdle, C. Walsh, A. B. Peitzman

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Abstract

We report a survivor of blunt trauma with rupture of the left ventricle and the interventricular septum. A review of the literature revealed no previous report of a survivor of this combination of nonpenetrating injuries, and only four previous survivors of left ventricular rupture due to blunt trauma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)837-838
Number of pages2
JournalCritical Care Medicine
Volume17
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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