The role of imaging studies in pancreatic injury due to blunt abdominal trauma in children.

@article{Bosboom2006TheRO,
  title={The role of imaging studies in pancreatic injury due to blunt abdominal trauma in children.},
  author={Dennis G. H. Bosboom and Arjan W. Braam and Johan G. Blickman and Rene Mh Wijnen},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={3-7}
}
BACKGROUND The role imaging studies play in the choice of treatment in traumatic pancreas damage remains unclear. This study was performed to gain insight into the role of radiological studies in children 16 years of age or younger admitted to our hospital with pancreatic damage due to a blunt abdominal trauma. METHOD Retrospectively, the radiological as well as patient clinical records were reviewed of all children admitted to our hospital between 1975 and 2003 with a pancreatic lesion due… CONTINUE READING