A pictorial review of traumatic pericardial injuries

Abstract

BACKGROUND Thoracic injuries are the third most common injuries in trauma patients with cardiac injuries amongst the most lethal. Imaging is essential in diagnosis and triage of patients with pericardial injuries, and this review aims to highlight the spectrum of imaging findings of pericardial trauma. Focussed assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13244-012-0177-9

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