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Diagnostic significance of rib series in minor thorax trauma compared to plain chest film and computed tomography

Hoffstetter, Patrick, Dornia, Christian, Schäfer, Stephan, Wagner, Merle, Stroszczynski, Christian, Dendl, Lena Marie and Schreyer, Andreas G. (2014) Diagnostic significance of rib series in minor thorax trauma compared to plain chest film and computed tomography. Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 8 (10).

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Abstract

Background: Rib series (RS) are a special radiological technique to improve the visualization of the bony parts of the chest. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of rib series in minor thorax trauma. Methods: Retrospective study of 56 patients who received RS, 39 patients where additionally evaluated by plain chest film (PCF). All patients underwent a ...

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Item type:Article
Date:5 August 2014
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Röntgendiagnostik
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/1752-2897-8-10DOI
Keywords:Minor thorax trauma, Conventional radiography, Rib series (RS), Computed tomography (CT)
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:30710
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