Using contrast-enhanced helical CT to visualize arterial extravasation after blunt abdominal trauma: incidence and organ distribution.

@article{Yao2002UsingCH,
  title={Using contrast-enhanced helical CT to visualize arterial extravasation after blunt abdominal trauma: incidence and organ distribution.},
  author={Dorcas C Yao and R. Brooke Jeffrey and Stuart E. Mirvis and Arnold Weekes and Michael P Federle and Connie E. Kim and Michael J. Lane and Priya Prabhakar and Randall Radin and Philip W. Ralls},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2002},
  volume={178 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the incidence and organ distribution of arterial extravasation identified using contrast-enhanced helical CT in patients who had sustained abdominal visceral injuries and pelvic fractures after blunt trauma. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Five hundred sixty-five consecutive patients from four level I trauma centers who had CT scans showing… CONTINUE READING