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Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
Traumatic occlusion of the left anterior descending artery and rupture of the aortic isthmus.
Journal of Trauma
Publication types: Case Reports
A patient with occlusion of the left anterior descending artery and rupture of the aortic isthmus following blunt trauma is reported. Treatment of both lesions through a median sternotomy using cardiopulmonary bypass was accomplished successfully. Special considerations regarding the surgical management of combined cardiac and aortic isthmus lesions in trauma patients are discussed.
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