[Modern CT diagnosis of acute thoracic and abdominal trauma].

  title={[Modern CT diagnosis of acute thoracic and abdominal trauma].},
  author={Maximilian Rieger and Harald J Sparr and Regina Esterhammer and C. Fink and Ratnakar Bale and Benedikt Czermak and Werner Jaschke},
  journal={Der Radiologe},
  volume={42 7},
PURPOSE To evaluate a modified algorithm in the diagnostic management of polytraumatized patients by using whole body multislice CT (MSCT) as primary diagnostic tool. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between June 1999 and October 2000 532 polytraumatized patients were referred to the emergency department. 336 polytraumatized patients were primarily evaluated using whole body MSCT according to the "Innsbruck Emergency Algorithm." MSCT is performed immediately after cardiovascular stabilization of the… CONTINUE READING
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