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  1. Apr 2020
    1. Before repair of the injury is attempted, hemorrhage should be controlled; injuries to the atria can be clamped with a Satinsky vascular clamp, whereas digital pressure is used to occlude the majority of ventricular wounds. Foley catheter occlusion of larger stellate lesions is described, but even minimal traction may enlarge the original injury.

      bleeding control is first. satinsky clamp can be used for atria inj but for ventricular, mostly digital pressure is used. minimal stretch may enlarge inj (Foley)