OBJECTIVE. CT angiography (CTA) using 64-MDCT enables timely evaluation of injuries associated with blunt neck trauma. The purpose of this article is to familiarize the reader with the most frequent CTA signs of blunt vascular injury. CONCLUSION. CTA is a valuable tool to detect blunt vascular injuries, especially using its multiplanar and 3D reconstruction capabilities.
- Blunt neck trauma
- Craniocerebral trauma
- Craniocervical arterial dissection
- CT angiography
- MDCT angiography
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging