The authors describe a 22-year-old carpenter who presented two hours after a nail gun injury to the manubrium sterni without hemodynamic compromise.
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Nail Gun Impacted in the Chest Wall: Report of a Failed Trail of Home Extraction by Patient’s Relatives
April 12, 2019
April 11, 2019
The authors discuss an emergency lobectomy performed for an infant who presented with respiratory distress because of congenital lobar emphysema.
February 4, 2019
The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.
January 30, 2019
A Kirchner wire used to fix a right clavicle fracture had migrated into the mediastinum and left lung, and it was removed by videothoracoscopy.
January 9, 2019
The authors discuss the bronchoscopic treatment of chickpea inhalation in a 2-year-old child with mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema.
October 9, 2017
The authors present the case of a 72-year-old gentleman who suddenly went into pulseless electrical activity during a peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia.
August 2, 2017
This clinical case describes the concomitant closure of an atrial septal defect and correction of pectus excavatum in a patient with Holt-Oram Syndrome.
July 25, 2017
The authors share the case of a 15-year-old male patient with a rare presentation of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor.
Atresia of the Aortic Arch: Repair by Single-Stage Extra-Anatomic Ascending-to-Descending Aortic Bypass Graft Surgery
July 18, 2017
Aortic arch atresia is a rare entity among adults and may coexist with other cardiovascular surgical diseases. Single-stage extra-anatomic ascending-to-descending aortic bypass graft surgery is a safe and less invasive technique for correction of this complex congenital disease with other concomitant surgical cardiovascular disorders.
June 26, 2017
This clinical case describes the treatment of a 39-year-old patient with a rare right atrial neoplasm.