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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 151-153

Early diagnosis of penetrating cardiac and pleural injury by extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma


1 Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
2 Department of General Medicine, Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Natekal, Mangalore, India

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K P Singaravelu
Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry - 605 006
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1995-705X.201781

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In India, stab injury is not uncommon, but identifying potential life threatening conditions in the emergency room (ER) and initiating prompt treatment are challenging. This is a case report of a young patient who presented to the ER with assault injury to the chest and shock; timely extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma helped to fast-track the patient to the operating room. A brief review of diagnosis and management of penetrating cardiac injury is presented herewith.


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