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Computed tomography of blunt spleen injury: a pictorial review

Hassan, Radhiana and Abd. Aziz, Azian and Md Ralib @ Md Raghib, Ahmad Razali and Sa'at@Yusof, Azlin (2011) Computed tomography of blunt spleen injury: a pictorial review. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 18 (1). pp. 61-68. ISSN 1394-195X

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Abstract

The spleenis one of the organs most frequently ijured in blunt abdominal trauma. Computed tomography (CT) scanning can accurately detect splenic injury and is currently the managing modality of choice in accessing clinically stable patients with blunt abdominal trauma. The CT features of spleen injury include Iaceration, subcapsular or parenchymal haematomas, active haemorrhage, and vascular injuries.We present a pictorial review of the spectrum of CT findings for blunt splenic injuries. This article will be a useful reference for radiologists and surgeons as CT scan is widely used for the accessment of splenic injuries and contributes to the current trend towards nonsurgical management of this injury

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5685/1788
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abdomen, blunt injuries, computed tomography, medical imagin, spleen, trauma
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Radiology
Depositing User: Dr Radhiana Hassan
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2011 12:09
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2013 09:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1788

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