Ventricular septal avulsion and ventricular septal defect after blunt trauma

Maura Steed, Vitor Guerra, Michael R. Recto, Song Gui Yang, Edwin Frieberg, Charles Fox, Thomas Yeh*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Traumatic ventricular septal defect is an uncommon complication of blunt chest trauma. We report a case of ventricular septal avulsion, associated with traumatic ventricular septal defect and the associated management concerns.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1714-1716
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume94
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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