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Radiology in Chest Emergencies

  • L. Bonomo
  • M. L. Storto
  • C. Ciccotosto
  • A. Guidotti
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)

Abstract

Thoracic trauma represents an increasingly large proportion of emergencies in chest radiology. Chest injuries, alone or in combination with other injuries, account for more than half of all traumatic deaths. The overall death rate is 2%-12% for isolated chest injuries and 35% for chest injuries associated with polytrauma [1].

Keywords

Blunt Trauma Pleural Space Chest Trauma Aortic Injury Blunt Chest Trauma 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Bonomo
    • 1
  • M. L. Storto
    • 1
  • C. Ciccotosto
    • 1
  • A. Guidotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di RadiologiaUniversità di ChietiChietiItaly

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