Helical CT of blunt diaphragmatic rupture.

  title={Helical CT of blunt diaphragmatic rupture.},
  author={Alain Nchimi and David Szapiro and Beno{\^i}t Ghaye and Val{\'e}rie Willems and Jamil Khamis and Luc Haquet and Charlemagne T Noukoua and Robert F. Dondelinger},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={184 1},
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated CT findings for signs of blunt diaphragmatic rupture. MATERIALS AND METHODS CT examinations of 179 blunt trauma patients, including 11 with left-sided and five with right-sided blunt diaphragmatic rupture, were reviewed by two staff radiologists who first decided by consensus on the presence or absence of 11 published signs of blunt diaphragmatic rupture and then formulated the diagnosis in terms of absence of, presence of, or suggestion of blunt diaphragmatic… CONTINUE READING