oa South African Medical Journal - A penetrating wound involving the pulmonary trunk : a medico-legal report
|Article Title||A penetrating wound involving the pulmonary trunk : a medico-legal report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Anatomy, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jun 1952|
|Pages||467 - 468|
|Keyword(s)||Forensic Medicine, Penetrating wound, Pulmonary artery and Pulmonary trunk|
The medico-Iegal aspects of wounds of the great arteries of the superior mediastinum are outlined briefly, and the literature reviewed. A case is descriptionbed of a t inch incised wound of the pulmonary trunk with survival for 1 1/4 hours.
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