Thoracoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of thoracoabdominal stab injuries

Pekmezci S., Kaynak K., Saribeyoglu K., Memisoglu K., Kurdal T., Kol E., ...More

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.13, no.1, pp.36-42, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND Occult diaphragmatic injuries are associated with significant mortality, if the diagnosis is delayed. We report our experience in diagnostic and therapeutic thoracoscopy in a selected group of patients with stab wounds of thoracoabdominal region.