Computed tomography evaluation of the brain and upper cervical spine in patients with traumatic cardiac arrest who achieved return of spontaneous circulation.


The outcomes of patients with traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) have been dismal. However, imaging modalities are improving rapidly and are expected to play a role in treatment of patients with TCA. In this retrospective study, whether obtaining computed tomography (CT) immediately after resuscitation had any clinical value was evaluated. Among 145 patients… (More)