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Penetrating Thoracic Trauma Index (PTTI) and Penetrating Cardiac Trauma Index (PCTI)

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
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The Penetrating Thoracic Trauma Index (PTTI) and the Penetrating Cardiac Trauma Index (PCTI) are measures of injury severity in penetrating trauma to the thorax. These are modeled after the Penetrating Abdominal Trauma Index (PATI). The authors are from New York Medical Collage and the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx.

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