Penetrating Chest Trauma in South Egypt: Causes, Intervention, and Outcome
INTRODUCTION:Road traffic accidents and the increasing violence are common causes of increasing chest injuries. Penetrating thoracic trauma (PTT) is a challenging problem,but fortunately most of these injuries can be managed non-operatively. AIM:To determine the pattern of penetrating thoracic injury, including the causes, the role of surgery and intervention outcomes at South Egypt. PATIENTS AND METHODS:This prospective study was conducted at ... Read more