Complex thoracic injuries SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA Richardson, J. D., Miller, F. B., Carrillo, E. H., Spain, D. A. 1996; 76 (4): 725-?


Complex thoracic injuries are a leading cause of death in trauma patients. Four difficult problems of diagnosis and treatment are discussed, including (1) air leak not associated with pneumothorax, (2) management of major thoracic esophageal injuries, (3) penetrating trauma, and (4) retained hemothorax and empyema.

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