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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
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Head injuries which feature compromise of the skull and dura mater. These may result from gunshot wounds (WOUNDS, GUNSHOT), stab wounds (WOUNDS, STAB), and other forms of trauma.
Morphological findings useful in differentiation and classification of results in CYTODIAGNOSIS and related techniques.
Surgery performed on the thoracic organs, most commonly the lungs and the heart.
The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.
X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.