Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for blunt abdominal trauma.

  title={Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for blunt abdominal trauma.},
  author={M. Valentino and Carla Serra and Pietro Pavlica and Libero Barozzi},
  journal={Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR},
  volume={28 2},
Sonography is widely used in the initial diagnostic assessment of blunt abdominal trauma in adults and children. It has been formally incorporated worldwide into the routine armamentarium available for emergency diagnosis and treatment as a means of rapid detection of free abdominal fluid, normally referred to as FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography in… CONTINUE READING