Format

Send to

Choose Destination
J Trauma. 1995 Jun;38(6):979-81.

Necrosis of the colon as a complication of cardiac injury: case report.

Author information

1
Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

Abstract

Necrosis of the colon as a complication of cardiac injury is very rare. A 21-year-old young man was sent to the emergency room with shock status because of a stabbing wound penetrating into the heart. The patient survived after cardiopulmonary resuscitation, emergency sternotomy, and cardiac repair. Necrosis of the colon occurred 11 days after the accident.

[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Wolters Kluwer
Loading ...
Support Center