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Category: Trauma

Title: Chest X-Ray is not a reliable screening tool for blunt aortic injury

Keywords: CXR, blunt aortic injury (PubMed Search)

Posted: 4/30/2023 by Robert Flint, MD (Updated: 5/21/2024)
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Crapps, Joshua L md; Efird, Jessica md; DuBose, Joseph J md, facs; Teixeira, Pedro G md, facs; Shrestha, Binod md, mba; Brown, Carlos VR md, facs. Is Chest X-Ray a Reliable Screening Tool for Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury? Results from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma/Aortic Trauma Foundation Prospective Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury Registry. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 236(5):p 1031-1036, May 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000607