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Medicalcortexabout 3 years ago
Emergency case

Emergency case

Post traumatic rupture of diaphragm with herniation of complete stomach into thoracic cavity leading to lung collapse and marked respiratory distress with impending mechanical ventillation.. reduction done via posterolateral thoracotomy and primary repair to diaphragm .. difficulty was in the proximity of the heart to the inferior edge of the tear with ruptured pericardium as well.. From dr Ihab Omar on Facebook

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