Blunt cardiac injury (BCI) with free wall rupture carries a high risk of pre-hospital death. Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has been utilized as a bridge to repair of cardiac lesions in select patients. We present an interesting case of emergency department repair of right atrial rupture with cardiopulmonary bypass.
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Carmichael, Samuel P.; Bounds, Michael C.; Shafii, Alexis E.; and Chang, Phillip K., "Emergency Department Repair of Blunt Right Atrial Rupture Utilizing Cardiopulmonary Bypass" (2017). Internal Medicine Faculty Publications. 124.
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Published in Trauma Case Reports, v. 12, p. 1-3.
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