EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Nontraumatic Abdominal Emergencies

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Nontraumatic Abdominal Emergencies

Gastric and Duodenal Emergencies Vincent M. Mellnick Christine Menias The upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, is a common but potentially overlooked site of disease that may prompt…

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Blunt Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Trauma

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Blunt Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Trauma

Computed Tomography Protocols and Scan Optimization Thorsten R. Fleiter Krystal Archer-Arroyo Trauma is one of the leading causes of mortality in the United States, responsible for approximately 100,000 deaths per year. The…

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Blunt Chest Trauma

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Blunt Chest Trauma

Nonmediastinal Injury Chest trauma is directly responsible for 25% of all trauma deaths and is a major contributor in another 50% of all trauma mortality. Chest trauma may be blunt…

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Lower Extremity

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Lower Extremity

Hip/Proximal Femur Alan Rogers Joseph S. Yu The hip is a common site of trauma and when injured can have a significant impact on the patient’s well-being. Worldwide the total number of…

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Upper Extremity

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Upper Extremity

Shoulder Hamid Torshizy Tudor H. Hughes Christine B. Chung The shoulder girdle is a general term describing a complex network of soft tissue and osseous structures, demarcated by numerous joints, which serve to…

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Pelvis

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Pelvis

Pelvic Fractures Howard J. O’Rourke Georges Y. El-Khoury Osseous Emergencies Mechanisms and Patterns of Fractures of the Pelvis The pelvis is a complex series of articulations supported by a strong ligamentous network….

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Nontraumatic Brain Emergencies

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Nontraumatic Brain Emergencies

Intracranial Hemorrhage Arash Meshksar Wayne S. Kubal Nontraumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Initial Diagnosis Although many cases of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), including intra-axial and extra-axial hemorrhage, are due to trauma, this discussion will be…

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Craniocerebral Trauma

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Craniocerebral Trauma

Traumatic Brain Injury Monique Anne Meyer Wayne S. Kubal Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when an external mechanical force results in tissue and cellular damage within the brain that may lead to…

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Face and Neck Emergencies

Jun 30, 2019 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Face and Neck Emergencies

Midfacial Trauma Ken F. Linnau Indications and Rationale for Repair The overt physical manifestation of facial trauma often causes acute psychologic distress and long-term psychologic sequelae in addition to the loss…

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