64-MDCT angiography of blunt vascular injuries of the neck

Falgun H. Chokshi, Felipe Munera, Luis A. Rivas, Robert P. Henry, Robert M. Quencer

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W309-W315
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume196
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

Keywords

  • Blunt neck trauma
  • Craniocerebral trauma
  • Craniocervical arterial dissection
  • CT angiography
  • MDCT angiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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