Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
ESPINOZA G, Ricardo; AGUILERA M, Hernán; IRARRAZAVAL L, Manuel J. y BOSCH O, Enrique. Traumatic rupture of thoracic aorta and non operative treatment of concomitant splenic lesion: Report of one case. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2000, vol.128, n.5, pp. 529-532. ISSN 0034-9887. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872000000500012.
We report a 26 years old male that suffered a motorcycle accident resulting in a traumatic aortic rupture and splenic laceration. He was subjected to a surgical repair of the aortic lesion under complete heparinization. The splenic rupture was non operatively managed successfully. (Rev Méd Chile 2000; 128: 529-32)
Palabras llave : Aortic rupture; Heparin; Splenic rupture.