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A non-penetrating blow to the chest

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Heart block - A non-penetrating blow to the chest Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2006.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Blow to the Chest - Heart Block [CR9261]

Medical Report - Non-Penetrating Blow to the Chest - Heart Block [MR9340]

Preliminary questions [35964]

36106

there is some evidence that a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

36107the veteran has established the causal connection between the non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart and VEA service for the clinical onset of heart block.

36108the veteran has established the causal connection between the non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart and operational service for the clinical onset of heart block.

or

36109the veteran has established the causal connection between the non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart and eligible service for the clinical onset of heart block.

Clinical onset and operational service [36108]

36111 on operational service, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart.

36113

on operational service, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart within the 60 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36116

the non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart that the veteran experienced on operational service within the 60 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

36118

the veteran has experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart as a consequence of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

36119 as a consequence of the identified illness or injury, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart within the 60 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36121the identified illness or injury, as a consequence of which the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [36109]

36112

on eligible service, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart.

36114

on eligible service, as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart.

36115

on eligible service, as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart within the 30 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36117

the non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart that the veteran experienced on eligible service within the 30 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

36118

the veteran has experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart as a consequence of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

36120 as a consequence of the identified illness or injury, the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart within the 30 days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36122the identified illness or injury, as a consequence of which the veteran experienced a non-penetrating blow to the chest resulting in injury to the heart, is causally related to eligible service.