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Table 18 Summary of some case reports that provide information on time interval between trauma (motor vehicle crash) and acute myocardial infarction.

From: Arch vessel injury: geometrical considerations. Implications for the mechanism of traumatic myocardial infarction II

Author Age Mechanism of injury Time interval between trauma and acute myocardial infarction
Boland et al. [14] 32 Motor vehicle crash 4 days
Candell et al. [19] 38 Motor vehicle crash 24 hours
Foussas et al. [47] 26 Motor vehicle crash 17 days
Lee et al. [48] 54 Motor vehicle crash 3 days
Lehmus et al. [49] 62 Motor vehicle crash 1.5 hours
Oliva et al. [50] 44 Motor vehicle crash 24 hours
Vlay et al. [51] 25 Motor vehicle crash 5 days