EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Imaging of Spinal Trauma

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Spinal Trauma

Fig. 22.1 (a) The Canadian C-spine rule (Adapted with permission from Stiell et al. [27]). (b, c) Normal lines on lateral view of the cervical spine. (b) On the lateral…

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Imaging of Lines and Tubes

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Fig. 25.1 Positioning of endotracheal tube when carina is obscured on a radiograph. Schematic representation of the left aortic arch outline which when extended horizontally at its inferior limit gives…

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Imaging of Neck Emergencies

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Fig. 15.1 Fish bone in the hypopharynx. (a, b) Lateral view of the neck and sagittal CT reformation demonstrating fish bone (curved arrow) in the prevertebral soft tissue, at the…

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Imaging of Pediatric Emergencies

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, Paul F. von Herrmann1, Harigovinda R. Challa2 and Johanne E. Dillon2   (1) Department of Radiology, University of Kentucky, 800 Rose Street, HX-307B, Lexington, KY 40536-0293, USA (2) Division of Pediatric Radiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA…

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Imaging of Upper Extremity

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Fig. 20.1 Clavicle fracture. AP view of the clavicle shows a comminuted fracture at the distal third of the clavicle (arrowhead) Complications Clavicle fracture can be associated with injury to…

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Stroke and Its Imaging Evaluation

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Fig. 18.1 Acute infarct. Diffusion-weighted images showing acute lacunar infarct (arrow) in posterior limb of right internal capsule Less common etiologies, representing less than 5 % of acute stroke, include…

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Imaging of Acute Colonic Disorders

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Fig. 6.1 Acute diverticulitis (a–c) Contrast-enhanced CT scan study of the abdomen demonstrates inflamed diverticulum (arrowheads) arising from the ascending colon. There are pericolonic inflammatory changes seen around the inflamed…

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Imaging of Acute Head Emergencies

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Fig. 16.1 (a, b) Cerebral edema. Noncontrast axial CT image of the brain shows diffuse hypodensity in the brain parenchyma, with loss of the gray-white interface compatible with brain edema….

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Imaging of Facial Fractures

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Fig. 17.1 Normal CT anatomy and facial buttresses. (a) 3D surface-rendered image demonstrating the four vertical and four transverse buttresses (1 medial maxillary, 2 lateral maxillary, 3 upper transverse maxillary,…

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