Surgically managed gunshot injury of the heart; Bullet in the right coronary artery


  • Özgür Altınbaş
  • Ömer Tanyeli


Gunshot injury, Cardiac trauma, Surgery


Gunshot injuries are one of the penetrating traumas of the heart and that require urgent intervention. Localization of the cardiac injury is important in terms of appropriate treatment approach. For this reason, rapid diagnosis and surgical intervention is life-saving in such patients. In our study, we present a surgical intervention of a patient with lesion on the right coronary artery that doesn’t allow blood flow in coronary angiography due to cardiac injury with gunshot injury.


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Altınbaş Özgür, Tanyeli Ömer. Surgically managed gunshot injury of the heart; Bullet in the right coronary artery. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2018 May 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 15];2(2):193-4. Available from: