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Abdominal stab wound with damage to the abdominal aorta and the left lobe of the liver - case report

  • JAN GNUS1,2

1Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Voivodeship Specialist Hospital, Research and Development Centre in Wroclaw

2, Departament of Physiotherapy Medical University of Wroclaw

DOI: 10.22514/SV141.052018.15 Vol.14,Issue 1,March 2018 pp.86-87

Published: 27 March 2018

*Corresponding Author(s): MICHAŁ KASPERCZAK E-mail:


dominal stab wound damaging the ab-dominal aorta and the left lobe of the liver is presented here. The patient was diag-nosed and operated on after an emergency admission. The patient was discharged from the Surgical Ward 10 days after sur-gery in good general condition and was referred to the out-patient clinic.


abdominal stab wounds, liver, abdominal aorta

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JAN GNUS,MICHAŁ KASPERCZAK,STANISŁAW FERENC. Abdominal stab wound with damage to the abdominal aorta and the left lobe of the liver - case report. Signa Vitae. 2018. 14(1);86-87.


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