Surprising findings during thoracic revision due to gunshot injury - a case report.

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Summary of "Surprising findings during thoracic revision due to gunshot injury - a case report."

Gunshot thoracic injuries are not very common in our geographical location, occurring most frequently in the context of criminal activity or as a result of suicidal behavior.


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Name: Rozhledy v chirurgii : mesicnik Ceskoslovenske chirurgicke spolecnosti
ISSN: 0035-9351
Pages: 510-513


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