Traumatic Brain Injury: Imaging Patterns and Complications.

  title={Traumatic Brain Injury: Imaging Patterns and Complications.},
  author={Andrew D Schweitzer and Sumit N. Niogi and Christopher J Whitlow and A. John Tsiouris},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={39 6},
  • A. SchweitzerS. Niogi A. Tsiouris
  • Published 1 October 2019
  • Medicine
  • Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc
While the diagnosis of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical decision, neuroimaging remains vital for guiding management on the basis of identification of intracranial pathologic conditions. CT is the mainstay of imaging of acute TBI for both initial triage and follow-up, as it is fast and accurate in detecting both primary and secondary injuries that require neurosurgical intervention. MRI is more sensitive for the detection of certain intracranial injuries (eg, axonal injuries) and blood… 

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