Are soft tissue measurements on lateral cervical spine X-rays reliable in the assessment of traumatic injuries?

Abstract

Traumatic neck pain is a common presentation to the emergency department. Lateral plain radiographs remain the primary investigation in the assessment of these injuries. Soft tissue assessment forms an integral component of these radiographs. They can provide information on subtle injuries that may not be obvious. Many methods are used to assess the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00068-013-0302-6

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