Repair of a Through-and-Through Gunshot Wound of the Aortic Arch Using a Heparinized Shunt

Tom 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
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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