Cardiac subluxation in traumatic rupture of diaphragm and pericardium

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1986 Apr;34(2):132-4. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-1020393.

Abstract

A patient is described with a traumatic rupture of diaphragm and pericardium which caused intermittent cardiac subluxation. Aspects of diagnosis and surgical treatment are discussed. A survey of the literature is given.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Diaphragm / injuries*
  • Female
  • Heart Injuries / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pericardium / injuries*
  • Postoperative Period
  • Prolapse / etiology
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Rupture / complications
  • Thoracic Surgery