Lucky Guy Knife Assault


avatar Farideh Roshanali 1 , avatar Mohammad Hossein Mandegar 2 , avatar Bahieh Moradi 2 , *

Department of Echocardiography, Dey General Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Shariati General Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

how to cite: Roshanali F, Mandegar M H , Moradi B . Lucky Guy Knife Assault. Int Cardiovasc Res J. 2013;7(3):e12429. 


We reported a young male with knife assault to his chest. He was transferred to the hospital without manipulating the knife. He was completely conscious and had sinus tachycardia and regular breathing. Emergency thoracotomy was performed and the knife was removed. No organ was damaged. This case presentation showed that in this kind of trauma, it is mandatory not to manipulate the penetrating foreign body during the transfer to the hospital.


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