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Tae Ook Noh 1 Article
Surgical Treatment of Blunt Traumatic Cardiac Rupture: Two Case Reports
Tae Ook Noh, Pil Won Seo
J Trauma Inj. 2014;27(1):5-8.
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Although blunt traumatic cardiac rupture is an uncommon injury, it can be associated with a high mortality rate. Two cases of cardiac rupture in blunt trauma patients are described herein. In those cases, applications of mechanical support devices such as ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and early surgery for exploration under cardiopulmonary bypass may be helpful for treating blunt chest trauma patients.
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