Acute Subclavian Artery Occlusion by Blunt Trauma: A Case Report


  • Hitoshi Hirose
  • R. Thomas Temes



We report a case of acute left subclavian artery occlusion after blunt trauma, presenting with symptoms of acute left upper arm ischemia. Angiography was performed to confirm the injury. The injured left subclavian artery was approached via left thoracotomy, and an interposition graft was placed. The patient recovered without any complications.


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How to Cite

Hirose, H., & Temes, R. T. (2005). Acute Subclavian Artery Occlusion by Blunt Trauma: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 8(6), E412-E414.




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