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Blunt abdominal trauma: does the use of a second-generation sonographic contrast agent help to detect solid organ injuries?

Published inAmerican journal of roentgenology, vol. 183, no. 5, p. 1293-1301
Publication date2004
Abstract

The objective of our study was to prospectively evaluate whether a second-generation sonography contrast agent (SonoVue) can improve the conspicuity of solid organ injuries (liver; spleen; or kidney, including adrenal glands) in patients with blunt abdominal trauma.

Keywords
  • Abdominal Injuries/radiography/ultrasonography
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Contrast Media
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Phospholipids/diagnostic use
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Sulfur Hexafluoride/diagnostic use
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Viscera/injuries/radiography/ultrasonography
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating/radiography/ultrasonography
Citation (ISO format)
POLETTI, Pierre-Alexandre Alois et al. Blunt abdominal trauma: does the use of a second-generation sonographic contrast agent help to detect solid organ injuries? In: American journal of roentgenology, 2004, vol. 183, n° 5, p. 1293–1301. doi: 10.2214/ajr.183.5.1831293
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