The ABC's of Thoracic Trauma Imaging

Mary Costantino, Marc V. Gosselin, Steven L. Primack

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Abstract

Traumatic pulmonary parenchymal injuries demonstrate a characteristic appearance in distribution, morphology, and temporal evolution on the chest radiograph and CT that often allows the radiologist to provide a narrow differential or definitive diagnosis. Accurate, focused diagnosis on the part of the radiologist can significantly aid the trauma surgeon/clinician in tailoring treatment and appropriate follow-up to optimize patient care with reduction in morbidity and mortality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-225
Number of pages17
JournalSeminars in Roentgenology
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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