Hepatic vein bullet embolus as a complication of left thoracic gunshot injury.

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The case of a patient with a hepatic vein bullet embolus complicating a left ventricular gunshot injury is described. The patient presented hypotensive with a left midaxillary entrance wound. Initial radiographs showed a bullet fragment below the right hemidiaphragm. Emergency open thoracotomy was performed with release of a tense pericardial effusion and… (More)

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@article{Wallace1987HepaticVB, title={Hepatic vein bullet embolus as a complication of left thoracic gunshot injury.}, author={Ken Wallace and Corey M. Slovis}, journal={Annals of emergency medicine}, year={1987}, volume={16 1}, pages={102-4} }