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how can a heart puncture affect the circulatory system?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Puncture: Puncture as in gunshot wound or stabbing? It can cause circulatory collapse almost instantaneously.
Answered on Jul 9, 2014

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