The role of coronary artery injury and perfusion in the development of cardiac contusion secondary to nonpenetrating chest trauma.

@article{Allen1979TheRO,
  title={The role of coronary artery injury and perfusion in the development of cardiac contusion secondary to nonpenetrating chest trauma.},
  author={Richard P. Allen and Axel Liedtke},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1979},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={153-6}
}
Myocardial contusion secondary to nonpenetrating chest trauma can occur in the absence of any identifiable large vessel coronary artery occlusion or injury. It has also been reported in association with coronary artery atheromata, thrombosis, rupture, and fistula formation. After reviewing the clinical and experimental research literature, we conclude that… CONTINUE READING