[Unusual case: injury of the 4 heart valves in a patient with old heart injury caused by fire arm. Review of the literature].


We review the literature on heart wounds. Along the history surgeons regarded heart wounds as forbidden place for therapeutic approach. We present a patient who sustained a bullet wound to the heart and two years later 3 knife' stabs in the same place injuring its 4 valves and inducing 2 fistulae: one from the aorta to the pulmonary artery, the other from… (More)