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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 454970, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/454970
Case Report

Video-Assisted Minithoracotomy for Pulmonary Laceration with a Massive Hemothorax

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Akita Red Cross Hospital, 222-1 Kamikitate, Akita City, Akita 010-1495, Japan

Received 9 January 2014; Accepted 5 March 2014; Published 13 March 2014

Academic Editors: L. Bojić, J. D. Lin, and W. Mauritz

Copyright © 2014 Hideki Ota et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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