Computed tomography evaluation of traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta: an outcome study.

@article{Ellis2007ComputedTE,
  title={Computed tomography evaluation of traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta: an outcome study.},
  author={Jennifer D Ellis and John R. Mayo},
  journal={Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={22-6}
}
OBJECTIVE [corrected] To assess the long-term outcome of blunt trauma patients with suspected thoracic aortic or great vessel injury that was evaluated with contrast-enhanced chest computed tomography (CT). METHODS We studied the outcome of 278 consecutive patients who received contrast-enhanced CT for blunt chest trauma with computerized searches of the regional trauma database, hospital medical records, universal government medical coverage plan billing records, and regional vital… CONTINUE READING

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