Imaging of Nontraumatic Abdominal Conditions

Jul 4, 2019 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Nontraumatic Abdominal Conditions

Abdominal imaging is essential to clinical decision making in emergency medicine. According to the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, about 8% of emergency department visits are for complaints potentially…

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Imaging Chest Trauma

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Diagnostic imaging plays a critical role in the evaluation of many patients with blunt and penetrating chest trauma. In this chapter, we discuss the indications for imaging with chest x-ray,…

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Imaging the Genitourinary Tract

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Emergency conditions of the genitourinary tract include the life threatening, such as ruptured ectopic pregnancy and renal avulsion, and threats to organ function, such as testicular and ovarian torsion. The…

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Imaging of the Pelvis and Hip

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Imaging of the pelvis can be required following minor or major trauma and for nontraumatic painful conditions. In this chapter, we review a systematic approach to interpretation of the standard…

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Imaging Abdominal Vascular Catastrophes

Jul 4, 2019 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging Abdominal Vascular Catastrophes

Abdominal vascular conditions demand special attention in diagnosis. First, despite highly variable presentations, they must be suspected by the clinician so that appropriate imaging can be performed. Routine abdominal imaging…

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