oa South African Medical Journal - Penetrating wounds of the heart and great vessels - a new therapeutic approach
|Article Title||Penetrating wounds of the heart and great vessels - a new therapeutic approach|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Tygerberg Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Aug 1982|
|Pages||316 - 320|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomical distribution, Cardiothoracic surgery, Clinical manifestations, Complications, Great vessels, Incidence, Management, Pathophysiology and Penetrating heart wound|
A series of 36 Black and Coloured patients, presenting during a 1-year period with life-endangering intrathoracic trauma secondary to assault, is presented.
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