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Butler said the elderly man was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries that included a ruptured aorta, a ruptured kidney and a broken leg.
His aorta was perforated and arterial blood splatter covered the walls of the basement.
With the help of a rigid tube, a surgical team examined the esophagus and found the battery stuck just above Isabella's aorta.
The surgeons then clamped the aorta beyond the catheter and clamped the pulmonary artery and venae cavae, thus isolating the heart from the rest of the body, which thereafter received no circulation.
In 2011, having completed an almost flawless round during a FEI World Cup event in Verona, Hickstead collapsed suddenly, dying from a ruptured aorta aged 15.
Prosecutors have said Officer Isaacs, 38, had options that would have allowed him to avoid shooting Mr. Small, who died seconds after one of three bullets fired by the officer ripped his aorta.
On July 1, 2015, while strolling along the Embarcadero with her father, Garcia said, Steinle was hit by a bullet that pierced her back and ripped through her abdominal aorta.
The bullet hit her in the back and pierced her aorta.
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