FAST scan in the diagnosis of acute diaphragmatic rupture.

Abstract

Focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) scan can be used by emergency physicians in the diagnosis of diaphragmatic rupture in blunt abdominal trauma. We introduce a new feature 'Rip's absent organ sign' on FAST scan in the diagnosis of acute diaphragmatic rupture. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2009.07.004

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