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Title: Post-traumatic infarction due to blunt chest trauma. Report of two cases
Authors: Gillebert, T ×
Van de Werf, Frans
Piessens, Jan
de Geest, H #
Issue Date: Jan-1980
Series Title: Acta Cardiologica vol:35 issue:6 pages:445-53
Abstract: A myocardial infarction may be caused by a blunt chest trauma. The myocardium may be directly contused or a coronary artery may be occluded. The present paper describes a patient in whom no obstructive lesions of the coronary arteries were found after a posttraumatic infarction and a second patient with a posttraumatic occlusion of the left anterior descendents. The first patient had an abnormal connection between the right coronary artery and the circumflex artery, which is also thought to be posttraumatic.
ISSN: 0001-5385
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiology
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