CT findings of mesenteric injury after blunt trauma: implications for surgical intervention.

@article{Dowe1997CTFO,
  title={CT findings of mesenteric injury after blunt trauma: implications for surgical intervention.},
  author={Michael F. Dowe and Kathirkamanathan Shanmuganathan and Stuart E. Mirvis and Rebecca C. Steiner and Cirrelda Cooper},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1997},
  volume={168 2},
  pages={
          425-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to determine the spectrum of CT findings of mesenteric injury, to compare CT findings of mesenteric injury with surgical observations, and to assess the potential of CT to predict which patients with mesenteric injury require laparotomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Blunt trauma patients admitted to our facility during a 5-year 4-month period with a CT or surgical diagnosis of mesenteric injury were identified from a radiology database and trauma registry… CONTINUE READING

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