Experience With The Management Of unusual Penetrating Chest Injury

  • J.C. Eze Cardiothoracic Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • M.A.C. Aghaji Cardiothoracic Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu

Abstract

The presentation shows how a victim of fall from height in the bush can sustain a penetrating chest injury on a dry stick of a shrub. Applications on the principles of management of penetrating chest injury is needed despite the grotesque clinical appearance.

[Jnl College of Medicine Vol.7(1) 2002: 40-42]
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