Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Vascular Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Thoracic Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2017;2(1):1710.Case Report | Open Access

Diagnosis and Management of an Isolated Tracheal Gunshot Wound

David S. Demos and Leah M. Backhus

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

*Correspondance to: David S. Demos 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1710


Penetrating trauma to the intrathoracic tracheobronchial tree continues to present a unique and challenging emergency. We present a case of an isolated gunshot wound to the distal trachea, and discuss the challenges in diagnosis and management of such injuries.


Cite the article

Demos DS, Backhus LM. Diagnosis and Management of an Isolated Tracheal Gunshot Wound. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1710.

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