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Cardiac injuries in blunt chest trauma.

Department of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cetir Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain.
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (Impact Factor: 4.44). 09/2009; 11:35. DOI: 10.1186/1532-429X-11-35
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ABSTRACT Blunt chest traumas are a clinical challenge, both for diagnosis and treatment. The use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance can play a major role in this setting. We present two cases: a 12-year-old boy and 45-year-old man. Late gadolinium enhancement imaging enabled visualization of myocardial damage resulting from the trauma.

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