Portuguese | English

Pressione Enter para iniciar a Busca.

Volume 111, Nº 3, September 2018


DOI: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.5935/abc.20180185


Right Ventricular Wound And Complete Mammary Artery Transection

Gregorio Laguna

Miriam Blanco

Cristina García-Rico

Yolanda Carrascal

Figure 1 – Panel A: Eleven knife-wounds localized in the left-anterior chest wall. Panel B: Axial computed tomography showed severe pericardial and left pleural effusion (white arrows). Panel C: The clot drained from the pericardial cavity. Panel D: Right ventricular perforation repaired using a monofilament suture (black arrow). Panel E: Complete mammary artery transection bleeding into left pleural cavity (white arrow).

Keywords: Stab Wounds/heart; Suicide, Attempted; Heart Injuries/cirurgia.