GENERAL RADIOLOGY

Aortic Injury

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Fig. 9.1 Three-dimensional volume-rendered (3D-VR) image shows the segments of the thoracic aorta The first two segments, which are intrapericardial, are the Valsalva sinus (segment 0), where the coronary arteries…

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Pelvic Trauma: Bone

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Scheme 20.1 Representation of the “posterior tension band” comparable to a “suspension bridge” where the sacrum represents the horizontal component (red arrow) and the iliolumbar ligaments as additional stabilizing elements…

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Lung/Pleural Injuries

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Fig. 8.1 Left pneumothorax. Supine chest X-ray acquired in the emergency room (a) (note the opacity of the spinal support over imposed) where is scarcely appreciable a “deep sulcus sign”…

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Pancreatic Injuries

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Drawing 15.1 (a) Anatomy of the pancreatic gland, (b) anatomy of the pancreatic duct In adults, the pancreas weighs approximately 100 g and is about 17–20 cm long, it has a…

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Hepatic Injuries

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Fig. 14.1 Hepatic laceration. (a) Ultrasound shows a hypoechoic area within the right liver lobe (arrow); (b) CEUS: the laceration appears a nonvascular area (black arrow). The CE-MDCT, in arterial…

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Maxillofacial Injuries

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Fig. 4.1 Volume rendering (VR) should not be overemphasized as a screening tool to diagnose facial fractures. In that case, the left non-displaced condylar fracture, barely demonstrated on VR, is…

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Splenic Injuries

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Grade of injury Description I Hematoma: subcapsular with spleen surface involvement <10% Laceration: capsular tear, <1 cm parenchymal depth II Hematoma: subcapsular, interest 10–50% of surface area Hematoma: intraparenchymal, <5…

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Head Injuries

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Fig. 3.1 (a, b) Three-dimensional CT reconstructions. Comminute cranial vault fracture, well delineated on 3D reconstructions The use of contrast media is reserved to evaluate the vascular structures at submillimeter…

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Spine Trauma

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Fig. 5.1 Lumbar and thoracic fractures by axial loading injury mechanism (dashed open arrows): potential and limitation of radiography (two different patients). In both patients, radiographs (a, c) clearly show…

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