Nail Gun Injury to the Heart with Peripheral Embolization, Case Report and Review of the Literature

E.H. Ayad, A.M. Al-Wahbi
2005 EJVES Extra  
We report a case of a 32-year-old male who was accidentally shot by a nail gun. He had 1 cm entry wound over the middle of the sternum, with no exit wound. Angiography showed nail shadow in left thigh and an occluded superficial femoral artery. The nail was removed and the patient was discharged home after 10 days.
doi:10.1016/j.ejvsextra.2005.07.005 fatcat:qhgug3fxk5etlhwwa274mz5zby