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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 413462, 4 pages
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Case Report

Penetrating Neck Injury to the Superior Thoracic Artery Managed by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

1Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L353, Portland, OR 97239, USA

Received 22 December 2012; Accepted 9 January 2013

Academic Editors: S. P. Saha and F. Turégano

Copyright © 2013 Victor W. Wong 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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