Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 99–102

The electrocardiographic and clinical diagnosis of myocardial contusion

  • R. D. Cane
  • N. Buchanan
Original Articles

DOI: 10.1007/BF01684393

Cite this article as:
Cane, R.D. & Buchanan, N. Intensive Care Med (1978) 4: 99. doi:10.1007/BF01684393


The clinical features and treatment of 34 patients with myocardial contusion is presented. The value of specific clinical features for diagnosis is discussed. Guidlines for therapy are presented.

Key words

Myocardial contusion E.C.G. cardiogenic shock 

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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Cane
    • 1
  • N. Buchanan
    • 1
  1. 1.Intensive Care UnitBaragwanath HospitalBertshamSouth Africa

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