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The authors highlight the importance of history-taking and a high index of suspicion to diagnose cases of neglected traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.
December 8, 2008
Pulmonary sequestrations are rare congenital malformations of lung tissue that do not connect normally to the tracheobronchial tree and receive systemic blood supply … Although 10-15% of patients may remain asymptomatic, most experts recommend resection to establish a diagnosis and prevent future complications.
September 15, 2008
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September 3, 2008
Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta is a common cause of death after motor vehicle accidents. The gold standard for treatment of traumatic rupture of the descending thoracic aorta is a left thoraoctomy with replacement of the affected aorta. The endovascular treatment of aortic transection is an emerging alternative in multi-traumatized patients.

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