Missed Traumatic Conoventricular Septal Defect: A Case Report

Authors

  • Mingjin Cheng, MD Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Lu'an Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medical University, Lu'an, China
  • Niuliu Huang, MD Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Lu'an Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medical University, Lu'an, China
  • Chengdong Ning, MD Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Lu'an Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medical University, Lu'an, China
  • Qianlun Huo, MD Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Lu'an Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medical University, Lu'an, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.3847

Keywords:

Traumatic ventricular septal defect, Heart injury, Penetrating cardiac injury

Abstract

Traumatic ventricular septal defects (VSDs) after penetrating trauma to the left chest are rare. Most of the traumatic VSDs are located in the muscular ventricular septum, and a few reports place them in the membranous ventricular septum. There has been no report of traumatic conoventricular VSD by penetrating trauma. We present a case of penetrating cardiac injury (PCI). The rupture of the right ventricular free wall was found and repaired in emergency operation. This is the first report of the use of auricular forceps to control cardiac rupture bleeding. After operation, we found traumatic conoventricular VSD, which was repaired under cardiopulmonary bypass.

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Published

2021-07-29

How to Cite

Cheng, M., Huang, . N., Ning, C. ., & Huo, Q. . (2021). Missed Traumatic Conoventricular Septal Defect: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 24(4), E680-E683. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.3847

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