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Surgical Medicine Open Access Journal

Urgent Myocardial Revascularization after Previous Surgery for Gunshot Wounds to the Heart and Lungs

Submission:April 18, 2022;Published: May 26, 2022

DOI: 10.31031/SMOAJ.2022.05.000601

ISSN : 2578-0379
Volume5 Issue1


Due to the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, many patients with injuries of various nature and severity appeared. Damage to the heart and blood vessels is the biggest threat to human life. Patients with injuries of this nature have been treating in Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery since the first day of the war. One of them was young man with elevation of the ST segment after surgery for gunshot wounds to the heart and lungs. After non-invasive research methods, coronary angiography was performed followed by an attempt of endovascular revascularization. Due to the impossibility of complete blood-flow restoration and dye extravasation patient was directed to urgent surgical treatment [1].

Keywords: Acute coronary syndrome; LAD artery; Gunshot wound; Urgent surgical revascularization; Mechanical occlusion

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