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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 191-193

Traumatic ventricular septal defect resulting from a motor vehicle collision

Department of Cardiology, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Heart Lung Vascular Institute, Knoxville, TN, USA

Correspondence Address:
Robert Tonks
Department of Cardiology, Heart, Lung, Vascular Institute, University of Tennessee Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville 37920, TN
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_23_18

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This case report describes a rare case of ventricular septal defect due to non-penetrating trauma in a 43 year old male involved in a motor vehicle collision. The diagnosis was made by echocardiogram and the patient was taken immediately to the operating room for emergent surgical repair of the ventricular septal defect and survived.

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