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PLATE 3 (FIG._42:.1.C). The entrance to the wound was extended, and 1.5-cm piece of wood was removed from a 3.5-cm-deep wound.

PLATE 4 (FIG.i,42:2A). An incision is made perpendicular to the needle at its midpoint. The needle is grasped through the incision with a hemostat and backed out of the puncture wound. The entrance site is enlarged with a skin incision. If the incision passes to the side of the object, the skin is undermined.

PLATE 5 (FJG.,,4i2:3C). Pressure on the skin edges displaces the foreign body into the center of the wound.

PLATE 6 (FIG.42-5B). Block excision is effective for foreign bodies that are friable, difficult to find, buried in fatty tissue, or stain surrounding tissue. A small, elliptical incision is made around the original wound. The incision is undercut until contact is made with the foreign body. The block of tissue is grasped with a forceps, the foreign body is clamped with a hemostat, and both are removed.

PLATE 8 (FJG.__57:8). Bull's-eye representation of gated SPECT data. Hypoperfusion of the proximal inferolateral wall as well as mild hypokinesis and diminished wall thickening. There is preserved global left ventricular function.

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