The role of computed tomography in acute head injury

Thomas G. Saul, Thomas B. Ducket

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Abstract

Computed tomography (CT) of the head provides the ability to rapidly evaluate patients with acute head injuries. Moreover CT aids in surgical planning, prognosticating outcome and recovery time, and monstoring nonsurgical injuries. The authors review the ways in which CT is employed in a multiple trauma center.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)296-308
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Computed Tomography
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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