Added value of routine chest MDCT after blunt trauma: evaluation of additional findings and impact on patient management.


OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to evaluate the added value of a low-threshold routine thoracic MDCT algorithm compared with a selective MDCT algorithm in adult blunt trauma patients. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted in 464 consecutive blunt trauma patients who met criteria indicative of severe blunt trauma (66% male… (More)
DOI: 10.2214/AJR.07.3277


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