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Lucky escape after elephant gore injury of the chest
  1. A Banerjee
  1. Dr A Banerjee, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi 110002, India; amit_banerjee{at}

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An 8-year-old boy, gored by the tusk of an enraged temple elephant, was brought to the emergency room in a state of shock. He had a large entry …

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