Penetrating Cardiac Injury from Crossbow Successfully Treated with Cardiac Autotransplantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
california; mission viejo
A middle aged male presented with self-inflicted penetrating cardiac injury from two crossbow bolts causing injury to multiple cardiac structures and surrounding great vessels. He was successfully treated with peripheral cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass, median sternotomy, hypothermic circulatory arrest, autotransplantation of the heart, and repair of all intracardiac injuries.
Gordeev, Mikhail L; Bendov, Dmitrii V; Botkin, Dmitrii A; Bespalov, Andrei A; Naimushin, Aleksandr V; Sukhova, Irina V; Spencer, Dean R; and Darbinian, Sevak H, "Penetrating Cardiac Injury from Crossbow Successfully Treated with Cardiac Autotransplantation." (2021). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 4973.