Multiple impalement with survival.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An unusual case of multiple impalement by chain-link fence posts is presented in which facial, thoracic, and abdominal injuries were sustained following a rollover motor vehicle crash. Torso impalement injuries are briefly reviewed and guidelines for the management of such injuries are described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vaslef, SN; Dragelin, JB; Takla, MW; Saliba, EJ

Published Date

  • January 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 70 - 72

PubMed ID

  • 9002575

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0735-6757

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0735-6757(97)90053-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States