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Figure 2 | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine

Figure 2

From: Digital video recording in trauma surgery using commercially available equipment

Figure 2

Emergency thoracotomy in the emergency room with pericardium incision. A: Subxiphoid view of bedside echocardiography performed by surgeon equipped with a head-cam. The presence of pericardial fluid (white arrow) enabled the diagnosis of cardiac tamponade to be made (video image capture). B: Left anterior thoracotomy and longitudinal incision over the pericardium made in the emergency department. The image shows significant hemorrhaging from the pericardium (video image capture).

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