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journal article 
Author(s):
Hanschen, Marc; Kanz, Karl-Georg; Kirchhoff, Chlodwig; Khalil, Philipe N; Wierer, Matthias; van Griensven, Martijn; Laugwitz, Karl-Ludwig; Biberthaler, Peter; Lefering, Rolf; Huber-Wagner, Stefan; TraumaRegister DGU 
Title:
Blunt Cardiac Injury in the Severely Injured - A Retrospective Multicentre Study. 
Abstract:
Blunt cardiac injury is a rare trauma entity. Here, we sought to evaluate the relevance and prognostic significance of blunt cardiac injury in severely injured patients.In a retrospective multicentre study, using data collected from 47,580 patients enrolled to TraumaRegister DGU (1993-2009), characteristics of trauma, prehospital / hospital trauma management, and outcome analysis were correlated to the severity of blunt cardiac injury. The severity of cardiac injury was assessed according to the...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
PLoS ONE 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
e0131362 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Unfallchirurgie; I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik