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Puchwein, P; Prenner, G; Fell, B; Sereinigg, M; Gumpert, R.
[Successful preclinical thoracotomy in a 17-year-old man].
Unfallchirurg. 2014; 117(9):849-852 (- Case Report)
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Fell Birgit
Gumpert Rainer
Prenner Günther
Puchwein Paul
Sereinigg Michael
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Abstract:
We report the case of a 17-year-old man who sustained multiple stab wounds after a knife attack. After arrival of the emergency medical team the patient suffered a cardiac arrest caused by cardiac tamponade. After emergency thoracotomy and open heart massage the patient developed ROSC and could be discharged 13 days later without neurological deficits. Prehospital thoracotomy is rarely performed in Austria but is the only realistic chance for survival in cases of hematopericardium and tamponade. Better training of emergency physicians in Austria concerning surgical resuscitation could increase survival rates especially after penetrating thoracic trauma.
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Adolescent -
Emergency Medical Services - methods
Heart Arrest - etiology
Heart Arrest - prevention & control
Heart Massage - methods
Humans -
Male -
Thoracotomy - methods
Treatment Outcome -
Wounds, Stab - complications
Wounds, Stab - surgery

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