A comparison of imaging techniques with surgical experience in orbital injuries. A prospective study.

@article{Ilankovan1991ACO,
  title={A comparison of imaging techniques with surgical experience in orbital injuries. A prospective study.},
  author={Velupillai Ilankovan and Donald L. Hadley and Khursheed F. Moos and A M El Attar},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={
          348-52
        }
}
The aim of the study is to compare the effectiveness of computerised tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in diagnosing herniation and entrapment of orbital soft tissues in orbital fractures. 15 consecutive patients with clinical signs and symptoms of medial orbital wall injury were examined with CT and MR. The data were subsequently compared with the findings of the surgical exploration with regard to the extent of the wall fractures, the presence of soft tissue herniation and… CONTINUE READING

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