Traumatic rupture of thoracic aorta and non operative treatment of concomitant splenic lesion. Report of one case

Ricardo Espinoza G, Hernán Aguilera M, Manuel J. Irarrázaval L, Enrique Bosch O

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Abstract

We report a 26 years old male that suffered a motorcycle accident resulting in a traumatic aortic rupture and splenic laceration. He was subjected to a surgical repair of the aortic lesion under complete heparinization. The splenic rupture was non operatirely managed successfully.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)529-532
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Volume128
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 May 2000

Keywords

  • Aortic rupture
  • Heparin
  • Splenic rupture

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