Periportal edema in trauma patients: correlation with trauma severity.


BACKGROUND Periportal edema (PPE) can be seen in different clinical settings, including in patients following trauma. However, the underlying mechanisms and clinical significance in trauma patients still remain unclear. PURPOSE To determine the incidence of PPE in CT scans of trauma patients and to correlate PPE with trauma severity and different patterns… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/ar.2011.100385