Aortic injury from posterior rib fracture

Carter, Robert R.; Orr, Nathan T.; Minion, David J.; Xenos, Eleftherios Sarantis
January 2011
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jan2011, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p138
Academic Journal
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