Radiographic predictors of need for angiographic embolization after traumatic renal injury.

@article{Nuss2009RadiographicPO,
  title={Radiographic predictors of need for angiographic embolization after traumatic renal injury.},
  author={Geoffrey R. Nuss and Allen F Morey and Adam C Jenkins and Jeffrey H Pruitt and Daniel David Dugi and Brian Morse and Shahrokh F Shariat},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={578-82; discussion 582}
}
BACKGROUND Although the American Association of the Surgery for Trauma Organ Injury Scale is the gold standard for staging renal trauma, it does not address characteristics of perirenal hematomas that may indicate significant hemorrhage. Angiographic embolization has become well established as an effective method for achieving hemostasis. We evaluated two novel radiographic indicators--perirenal hematoma size and intravascular contrast extravasation (ICE)--to test their association with… CONTINUE READING

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