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Chirurgia 2014 June;27(3):193-5

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Sternoclavicular joint dislocation with innominate artery injury

Gocen U., Atalay A., Yaliniz H.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Cukurova MD Balcali Hospital, Turkey, Adana


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A 23-year-old man developed a incomplete injury of the innominate artery 15 days after blunt chest trauma. Sternoclavicular joint dislocation was caused injury of innominate artery. The patient had superior caval syndrome symptoms. We thought aort or arch’s injured. The patient was managed with urgent surgical procedure and applied median sternotomy with femoro-femoral cardiopulmonary bypass. The patient was discharged without any problem.

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