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Neck Injury

  • Graciela Bauzá
  • Ryan T. Fitzgerald
  • Vikas Agarwal
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Abstract

Traumatic neck injuries carry the potential for significant morbidity and/or mortality due to the presence of many vital structures within a relatively small area. This chapter discusses the role of imaging in the management of injuries to the aero-digestive tract, vasculature of the neck, and injury to the cervical spine. Non-traumatic entities such as post-operative vascular complications and tumor-related hemorrhage are also discussed. For each scenario, a brief review of the clinical features of the injury is followed by a review of imaging strategies that allow optimal assessment and management of critically ill patients.

Keywords

Cervical Spine Compute Tomography Angiography Cervical Spine Injury Cervical Esophagus Neck Injury 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Graciela Bauzá
    • 1
  • Ryan T. Fitzgerald
    • 2
  • Vikas Agarwal
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA

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