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ECG-gated cardiac CT in evaluation of transmediastinal gunshot wound
  1. E Stephant1,
  2. B Prunet2,
  3. G Lacroix2,
  4. F Sbardella1,
  5. P Goutorbe2
  1. 1Department of Radiology, Military Teaching Hospital Sainte Anne, Toulon, France
  2. 2Department of Intensive Care, Military Teaching Hospital Sainte Anne, Toulon, France
  1. Correspondence to Dr Eric Stephant, Service d'Imagerie Médicale, Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Sainte Anne, Toulon 83800, France; eric.stephant{at}

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A 52-year-old man who had been shot presented himself, breathless, at the emergency room. The projectile had entered in his right scapular area. No exit orifice was noticed. He was conscious and haemodynamically stable, which permitted additional …

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