CT angiography of extremity trauma.

  title={CT angiography of extremity trauma.},
  author={Bryan R. Foster and S. W. Anderson and Jorge A. Soto},
  journal={Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology},
  volume={9 4},
With the advent of multi-detector computed tomography, CT angiography (CTA) has rapidly become the first line imaging modality for detecting extremity arterial injuries in blunt and penetrating trauma patients. A variety of significant injuries are detected with high sensitivity and specificity. The information provided by CTAs in this patient population is often sufficient for making therapeutic decisions, such as the need for and type of surgical or endovascular interventions. Technological… CONTINUE READING


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