Ali Lotf Al-Amry1* , Yasser Abdrabu1, Valenzuela R2, Ali Shawish2, Samira Qubati2, Bader Al-Tawhari2
1Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine&healths sciences Sana'a university.
2Althawra General Modern Hospital –Sana'a-Yemen
SUJMS • 2021 | Jane | Vol 15| Issue. (1)
rauma causes more than 100,000 deaths annually in the United States . Estimates of thoracic trauma frequency indicate that injuries occur in 12 persons per million populations per day. Approximately 33% ofthem require hospital admission. Overall, blunt thoracic injuries are responsible for 20-25% of all deaths, and chest trauma is a major contributor in another 50% of deaths. The most important cause of significant blunt chest trauma is motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). MVAs account for 70-80% of such injuries [1-3]. Sternal fractures are found in up to 8%