Stroke complicating traumatic ventricular septal defect.


BACKGROUND Traumatic ventricular septal defect (VSD) occurs in approximately 5% of blunt or penetrating cardiac injuries and can result in rare complications. OBJECTIVES To report the serious complication of stroke after a traumatic VSD. CASE REPORT A 27-year-old man with no previous medical history presented to the Emergency Department with aphasia and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2011.03.013


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