Admission perfusion CT: prognostic value in patients with severe head trauma.

  title={Admission perfusion CT: prognostic value in patients with severe head trauma.},
  author={Max Wintermark and Guy van Melle and Pierre Schnyder and J P Revelly and François Porchet and Luca Regli and Reto Meuli and Philippe Maeder and R. -L. Chiolero},
  volume={232 1},
PURPOSE To assess the prognostic value of admission perfusion computed tomography (CT) in patients with severe head trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study included 130 patients with severe trauma, aged 19-86 years, admitted with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 8 or less. They underwent perfusion CT as part of their admission CT survey. Clinical data, unenhanced cerebral CT findings, and perfusion CT scans were evaluated with respect to the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) score at 3… CONTINUE READING


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