Use of TachoSil® for Efficient Hemostasis During Emergency Exploratory Thoracotomy in a 13-year-old Boy

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Case description

Case report of a pediatric patient at emergency unit with blunt chest trauma around 2 months earlier as a result of falling off his skateboard. Symptoms of hemorrhagic shock and indication for exploratory emergency thoracotomy finding extensive and persistant bleeding into the pleural cavit until taken under control  with TachoSil® to improve hemostasis.

 

tags: pediatric surgery trauma surgery thoracic emergengy suture support Hemostasis sealing collagen matrix chest wall fracture diffuse bleeding secondary haemostasis thoracic surgery case report surgery TachoSil corza medical thoracotomy Emergency Exploratory Thoracotomy

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