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Clinical Findings of Clark et al Indicating a High Risk of Aortic Rupture Following Blunt Chest Trauma

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Clark et al identified risk factors associated with a high risk of aortic rupture following blunt chest trauma. This can help select patients who may benefit from immediate aortography and/or emergency left thoracotomy. The authors are from the Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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