The report presents the rare occurrence of aortic transection in a child following blunt trauma, highlights the need for suspicion of this lethal condition in pediatric patients sustaining blunt deceleration injury, and discusses its surgical management.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Pediatric Surgery International|
|State||Published - Apr 1 1995|
- Aortic transection
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health