Active extravasation of arterial contrast agent on post-traumatic abdominal computed tomography.

  title={Active extravasation of arterial contrast agent on post-traumatic abdominal computed tomography.},
  author={Max F. Ryan and Paul A Hamilton and Peter Chu and John Hanaghan},
  journal={Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes},
  volume={55 3},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of emergent dynamic intravenous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of active arterial extravasation in patients admitted to hospital after blunt abdominal trauma. METHODS Four-hundred and ninety-eight consecutive emergent contrast-enhanced computed tomographic images of the abdomen and pelvis were retrospectively reviewed. The presence of and site(s) of active arterial extravasation were recorded. Two radiologists reviewed the images and… CONTINUE READING


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