Factors affecting temporary cavity generation during gunshot wound formation in animals – new aspects in the light of flow mechanics: a review

https://doi.org/10.17221/6463-VETMEDCitation:Felsmann M., Szarek J., Felsmann M., Babinska I. (2012): Factors affecting temporary cavity generation during gunshot wound formation in animals – new aspects in the light of flow mechanics: a review. Veterinarni Medicina, 57: 569-574.
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There is controversy regarding the causes of temporary cavity generation during gunshot wound formation. Analysis of gunshot wounds in hunted animals suggests that a bullet’s frontal surface shape is the primary factor in forming a temporary pulsating cavity, and that cavity size is not directly affected by bullet velocity.
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