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[Whole body spiral CT in primary diagnosis of patients with multiple trauma in emergency situations].

Authors
  • Löw, R
  • Düber, C
  • Schweden, F
  • Lehmann, L
  • Blum, J
  • Thelen, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
RöFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
Publication Date
May 01, 1997
Volume
166
Issue
5
Pages
382–388
Identifiers
PMID: 9198509
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Helical CT is a reliable and fast method to obtain vital information and to improve management planning in severely injured patients. It reduces the number of conventional x-ray examinations. In certain cases, additional x-rays of extremity fractures may be required.

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