Traumatic Rupture of the Left Atrial Appendage: Perioperative Management and Echocardiographic Challenges

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Apr;34(4):1074-1081. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2019.12.036. Epub 2020 Jan 8.
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Keywords: blunt trauma; cardiac injury; cardiopulmonary bypass; left atrial rupture; pericardial tamponade; transesophageal echocardiography; transthoracic echocardiography.

MeSH terms

  • Atrial Appendage* / diagnostic imaging
  • Atrial Appendage* / surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Heart Atria / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Rupture