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Indications for Thoracotomy in a Patient with a Non-cardiac Penetrating Injury to the Chest

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Cardiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Many patients with a penetrating injury to the thorax can be managed conservatively. However, certain injuries make thoracotomy necessary.

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