1. Severe Thoracic Trauma Due to an Intrathoracic Dislocation of a Fractured Humeral Head in an Aged Patient; A Case Report

Holger Rupprecht; Marius Ghidau; Katharina Gaab

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 212-214

  Fracture and intrathoracic dislocation of the humeral head are extremely rare and often the result of a severe trauma. We herein report a case of humeral head fracture and dislocation with displacement into the chest cavity. A 75-year-old man fell down the stairs at home, landing on the right half of ...  Read More

2. Thorax Trauma Severity Score: Is it reliable for Patient’s Evaluation in a Secondary Level Hospital?

Isidro Martínez Casas; María Auxiliadora Amador Marchante; Mihai Paduraru; Ana Isabel Fabregues Olea; Andreu Nolasco Bonmatí; Juan Carlos Medina

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 150-155

  Objective: To determine the predictive and diagnostic value of thorax trauma severity score (TTSS) in a population of thoracic trauma patients admitted to a secondary level trauma center.Methods: A Retrospective analysis of patients admitted over a period of two years with IDC-9 codes related to thoracic ...  Read More