Traumatic injuries: imaging of thoracic injuries

@article{Gavelli2002TraumaticII,
  title={Traumatic injuries: imaging of thoracic injuries},
  author={Giampaolo Gavelli and Romeo Canini and Paola Bertaccini and Giuseppe Battista and Claudio Bn{\`a} and Rossella Fattori},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={1273-1294}
}
Abstract. Chest trauma is one of the most important causes of death, in particular in individuals under the age of 40 years. The mortality rate for chest trauma, often related to motor vehicle accidents, is approximately 15.5%; it increases dramatically to 77% with associated shock and head injury (Glasgow scores of 3–4). The accurate diagnosis of pathologies consequent to blunt chest trauma depends on a complete knowledge of the different clinical and radiological manifestations. The first… 
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