CT in blunt chest trauma: Pulmonary, tracheobronchial, and diaphragmatic injuries

Eun Young Kang, Nestor L. Müller

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Abstract

Routine use of CT in the initial evaluation of blunt chest trauma is controversial, CT, however, has been shown to be useful in the diagnosis of unsuspected chest injuries and in directing therapeutic interventions. This review discusses the CT findings in patients with pulmonary, tracheobronchial, and diaphragmatic injuries after blunt chest trauma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-118
Number of pages5
JournalSeminars in Ultrasound CT and MRI
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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