Combination of blunt cardiac and pericardial injury presenting a massive hemothorax without hemopericardium.


Case A 64-year-old man was injured after falling from a height of 5 m and was transported to our institution. On presentation, his hemodynamic state was unstable, and both focused assessment with sonography for trauma and enhanced computed tomography imaging revealed massive left pleural effusion, but no pericardial effusion. He went into cardiopulmonary… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ams2.112