Repair of a through and through gunshot wound of the aortic arch using a heparinized shunt

T. R. DeMeester, John L Cameron, Vincent L Gott

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Abstract

A patient is presented who survived an acute through and through injury of the aortic arch with avulsion of the origin of the left common carotid artery secondary to a gunshot wound. The problems associated with successful repair of this type of lesion are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-198
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume16
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1973

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Gunshot Wounds
Common Carotid Artery
Thoracic Aorta
Wounds and Injuries

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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Repair of a through and through gunshot wound of the aortic arch using a heparinized shunt. / DeMeester, T. R.; Cameron, John L; Gott, Vincent L.

In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1973, p. 193-198.

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