R Brooke Jeffrey

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  • Diagnosis of pancreatic injury after blunt abdominal trauma SEMINARS IN ULTRASOUND CT AND MRI Lane, M. J., Mindelzun, R. E., Jeffrey, R. B. 1996; 17 (2): 177-182


    Expeditious diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic injury continues to elude the trauma surgeon and radiologist. Missed or underestimated pancreatic injury is responsible for a high level of morbidity and mortality after blunt or penetrating trauma. Unfortunately, inappropriate therapy can lead to devastating consequences such as severe endocrine or exocrine insufficiency. Abdominal CT is currently the imaging method of choice for evaluating patients with blunt trauma. This article reviews the constellation of CT findings that the radiologist must rely on to establish the diagnosis of pancreatic injury.

    View details for Web of Science ID A1996UE62400009

    View details for PubMedID 8845200

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