Archives of Surgical Oncology

ISSN: 2471-2671

Open Access

Alexandre Ansorge

Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, CH-1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland

  • Mini Review   
    Blunt Trauma−Related Chest Wall and Pulmonary Damage
    Author(s): Alexandre Ansorge*

    Traumatic and multifaceted injuries that suddenly pose a threat to life are known as physical traumas. Despite the fact that it is the third most normal reason for death in all age gatherings, one out of four injury patients bite the dust because of thoracic injury or its entanglements. The majority of chest trauma involves blunt injuries. This demonstrates that chest trauma is the most significant of all injuries. Most of the time, a car accident, a fall from a height, an injury with a blunt instrument, or a physical assault are the causes of blunt chest trauma. Numerous injuries, including pulmonary injuries, may result from chest trauma, which necessitate immediate treatment. Rib fractures, flail chest, pneumothorax, hemothorax, pulmonary contusion, and tracheobronchial injuries are all examples of chest wall and pulmonary injuries... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2471-2671.2022.8.27

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