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A retrospective 5-year review of cardiac trauma cases reported an 81% mortality rate in patients with cardiac rupture [3].
Yip HK, Wu CJ, Chang HW, Wang CP, Cheng Cl, Chua S, Chen MC (2003) Cardiac rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction in the direct percutaneous coronary intervention reperfusion era.
Cardiac rupture following a transmural acute MI involving posterobasal myocardium is temporarily contained by a hematoma or permanently by fibrous adhesions, resulting in a pseudoaneurysm formation.
Reported weight-lifting injuries in children range from fractures, spondylolysis, meniscal tears, and herniated disks to dislocations and cardiac rupture.
We report a case of traumatic ventricular septal defect after a penetrating cardiac trauma causing pericardial tamponade and cardiac rupture.