Journal of Cardiovascular Echography

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

Traumatic ventricular septal defect resulting from a motor vehicle collision


Robert Tonks, David Perkel, Aimee Wehber, Bret Rogers 
 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
USA

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.


How to cite this article:
Tonks R, Perkel D, Wehber A, Rogers B. Traumatic ventricular septal defect resulting from a motor vehicle collision.J Cardiovasc Echography 2018;28:191-193


How to cite this URL:
Tonks R, Perkel D, Wehber A, Rogers B. Traumatic ventricular septal defect resulting from a motor vehicle collision. J Cardiovasc Echography [serial online] 2018 [cited 2022 Jan 19 ];28:191-193
Available from: https://www.jcecho.org/article.asp?issn=2211-4122;year=2018;volume=28;issue=3;spage=191;epage=193;aulast=Tonks;type=0