1. Broken Knife Blade Completely Penetrating the Humerus: A Case Report and Literature Review

Mauricio Gonzalez-Urquijo; Mario Zambrano Lara

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 202-204

  We present a case of a 23-year-old male patient who presented with a blade knife completely wedged and penetrated on his humerus after a stab wound to his left upper extremity. On palpation, a foreign body was palpated under the skin on the deltoid area. The blade was stuck in the bone, so the surrounding ...  Read More

2. Effects of Body Mass Index on Outcome Measures of the Patients with Penetrating Injuries; A Single Center Experience

Farris Serio; Quinn Fujii; Keval Shah; Andrew McCague

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 325-328

  Objective: To determine if there was any decrease in measures of injury severity or outcome with obese patients (body mass index greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2) as compared to non-obese patients (body mass index less than 30 kg/m2).Methods: We conducted a retrospective review of the trauma database ...  Read More