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Discovery of a clandestine ticking bomb - blunt traumatic aortic injury


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Abdul Rahim, Ezamin and Abdul Rashid, Aida and Mohamed, Ahmad Suhailan and Tan, Yee Ling and Mohd Sidek, Shahrin and Jamil, Hariati and Suppiah, Subapriya (2019) Discovery of a clandestine ticking bomb - blunt traumatic aortic injury. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 15 (2). pp. 163-165. ISSN 1675-8544; ESSN: 2636-9346

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Blunt traumatic aortic injury (BTAI) is a crucial diagnosis to be made early in the management of trauma patients with aims to improve survival outcome. The objective of this case report is to highlight and explore the role of imaging especially Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) thorax to diagnose a focal traumatic aortic isthmus pseudoaneurysm in a young gentleman sustaining high impact thoracic trauma.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Aorta; Pseudoaneurysm; Vascular injury; Trauma; Thoracic arteries
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2019 13:00
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 13:00
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/69567
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