Imaging in Trauma

  • Thiago Américo Murakami
  • Lúcio Eduardo Kluppel
  • Beatriz Ortis Yazbek
  • Antonio Marttos


Along this book, the theme imaging in trauma, mainly in what concerns ultrasound and computed tomography, was extensively cited in the services protocols. This chapter aims to explain in a simple and objective way the main advantages and disadvantages of each one of these methods and the technical approach of ultrasound in the face of an emergency.


Imaging in trauma Compute tomography Diagnostic method Ultrasonography Trauma victims FAST 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thiago Américo Murakami
    • 1
  • Lúcio Eduardo Kluppel
    • 2
  • Beatriz Ortis Yazbek
    • 3
  • Antonio Marttos
    • 4
  1. 1.Iwan Collaço Trauma Research Group, Department of SurgeryHospital do Trabalhador Trauma Center, Federal University of ParanaCuritibaBrazil
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyHospital do Trabalhador Trauma Center, Federal University of ParanaCuritibaBrazil
  3. 3.Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de SantosSantos, São PauloBrazil
  4. 4.William Lehman Injury Research Center, Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Dewitt Daughtry Department of SurgeryLeonard M. Miller School of Medicine Miami, University of MiamiMiamiUSA

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