Multiple level injuries in pediatric spinal trauma.

  title={Multiple level injuries in pediatric spinal trauma.},
  author={Susan T. Mahan and David Patrick Mooney and Lawrence I. Karlin and Michael Timothy Hresko},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={67 3},
BACKGROUND The incidence of concomitant, particularly noncontiguous, spine injuries in the pediatric population has not been well described. There is a balance between limiting radiation exposure and not missing concomitant injuries; understanding of this risk of concomitant spine injuries in this population is important. We hypothesize that the rate of… CONTINUE READING