EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Percutaneous Discectomy

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Percutaneous Discectomy

Percutaneous Discectomy Lubdha M. Shah, MD Key Facts Terminology Percutaneous disc removal to reduce intradiscal pressure → protruded disc retracts back in place, reduced irritation on annulus nociceptive nerve receptors…

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Nucleoplasty

Sep 22, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Nucleoplasty

Nucleoplasty Lubdha M. Shah, MD Key Facts Terminology Method of percutaneous disc decompression using Coblation technology: Bipolar radiofrequency energy Radiofrequency energy dissolves portion of nucleus Advantage: Controlled and highly localized…

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Imaging of Acute Orbital Pathologies

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Acute Orbital Pathologies

Fig. 19.1 Normal orbital and ocular anatomy. (a) Plain radiograph (Water’s view) demonstrates osseous anatomy. The superior orbital fissure (2) separates the roof from the lateral wall of the orbit….

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Lower Extremity Trauma

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Lower Extremity Trauma

Standard views: AP, PA with 25° caudal angulation (Ferguson) of the pelvis Frequent types of fractures: Isolated fractures of the pubic rami Pelvic ring disruption Fractures of the pelvis are…

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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

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Lines and Tubes

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

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Neck Emergencies

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

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Pediatric Emergencies

, 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

Sep 12, 2016 by in EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Upper Extremity

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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