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Blunt abdominal trauma: should US be used to detect both free fluid and organ injuries?

Published inRadiology, vol. 227, no. 1, p. 95-103
Publication date2003
Abstract

To evaluate abdominal ultrasonography (US) for indirect (with free fluid analysis only) and direct (with free fluid and parenchymal analysis) detection of organ injury in patients with blunt abdominal trauma, with findings at computed tomography (CT) and/or surgery as the standard of diagnosis.

Keywords
  • Abdominal Injuries/ultrasonography
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Body Fluids
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating/ultrasonography
Citation (ISO format)
POLETTI, Pierre-Alexandre Alois et al. Blunt abdominal trauma: should US be used to detect both free fluid and organ injuries? In: Radiology, 2003, vol. 227, n° 1, p. 95–103. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2271020139
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