Repairing Stab Wound to Chest and Left Ventricle Injury

The following images depict a Median sternotomy (sternum is incised and then cracked open to reach heart) on subject who suffered stab injury to left chest, which in turn, caused a left ventricular laceration. The victim survives, lives to Gore another day. Fascinating procedure and good quality images. Enjoy.

Open Heart Surgery On BestGore Member Father45

One day people will look back on the time when open heart surgery was performed in all but the most extreme of cases and marvel at the crudeness of our current surgical techniques. Many procedures have become more sophisticated over time, and heart surgery has similarly moved toward methods which limit the size and invasiveness … Continue reading “Open Heart Surgery On BestGore Member Father45”