Case ReportsLacerations of the Left Ventricle from Rib Fractures after Blunt TraumaPatetsios, Peter MD; Priovolos, Soula MD; Slesinger, Todd L. MD; Sclafani, Salvatore J. A. MD; O’Neill, and Patricia A. MDAuthor Information From the Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kings County Hospital Center, and the Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York. Submitted for publication September 13, 1999. Accepted for publication March 2, 2000. Address for reprints: Patricia A. O’Neill, MD, Co-Director, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Box 40, SUNY-HSC at Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care: October 2000 - Volume 49 - Issue 4 - p 771-773 Buy © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.