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A needle infixed in the heart.

By GALLERANI M., FERRARI F., MAGENTA G., BARBOSO G., ANTONELLI A.M. and MANFREDINI R.

Abstract

A 34-year-old man self-fixed a needle into his heart, in the interventricular septum, The foreign body was localized by X-ray, echocardiography, and computed tomography, At surgical opening of the pericardial lamina, the needle was extracted with no need of cutting open the cardiac muscle. Copyright (C) 1998 by W.B. Saunders Company

Topics: needle, heart, cardiac injury
Year: 1998
OAI identifier: oai:iris.unife.it:11392/1205149
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