Traumatic aortic transection in a teenager presenting with hemorrhagic shock


Esmat H. A. , Naseri M. W.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY OPEN, vol.31, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijso.2021.100325
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY OPEN

Abstract

Introduction: Blunt chest trauma is usually associated with a rapid deceleration of the heart and aorta, leading to aortic injury and transection. The patients may be asymptomatic or present with non-specific clinical manifestations.