[Imaging in blunt abdominal trauma].

  • Borut Marincek
  • Published 1993 in Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift

Abstract

Sonography has largely replaced peritoneal lavage in the initial evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma. Computed tomography is the imaging modality of choice for further evaluation of hemodynamically stable patients. It can be used effectively to visualize multiple injuries in various anatomic regions in one single study. CT is particularly helpful in… (More)

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