publication . Article . Other literature type . 2005

Myocardial Contusion Injury: Redefining the Diagnostic Algorithm

Bansal, M; Maraj, S; Chewaproug, D; Amanullah, A;
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  • Published: 24 Jun 2005 Journal: Emergency Medicine Journal, volume 22, pages 465-469 (issn: 1472-0205, eissn: 1472-0213, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
Abstract
Myocardial contusion injury (MCI) is a complication of blunt thoracic trauma, which may occur at relatively low velocities. MCI may also occur from chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. We review the clinical pathology, diagnostic tools, and treatment for MCI.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activitieshuman activitiesnervous system diseases
free text keywords: Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Heart Injury, Myocardial contusion, medicine.disease, medicine, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Complication, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, medicine.medical_treatment, Clinical pathology, Cardiology, Anesthesia, Blunt, Electrocardiography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Diagnostic tools, Review
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