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Use of diffusion-weighted MRI in the emergency department for unconscious trauma patients with negative brain CT

Authors
 Je Sung You  ;  Seung Whan Kim  ;  Hahn Shick Lee  ;  Sung Pil Chung 
Citation
 EMERGENCY MEDICINE JOURNAL, Vol.27(2) : 131-132, 2010 
Journal Title
 EMERGENCY MEDICINE JOURNAL 
ISSN
 1472-0205 
Issue Date
2010
MeSH
Adult ; Craniocerebral Trauma ; Diffuse Axonal Injury/diagnosis* ; Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging* ; Embolism, Fat/diagnosis* ; Emergency Service, Hospital ; Humans ; Male ; Middle Aged ; Unconsciousness*
Abstract
Diffusion-weighted MRI, a type of MR technique that can distinguish between cerebral fat embolism and diffuse axonal injury, is presented in this report. Emergency physicians should consider using diffusion-weighted imaging in unconscious trauma patients when their brain CT scans are unremarkable.
Full Text
http://emj.bmj.com/content/27/2/131.long
DOI
10.1136/emj.2008.066399
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Emergency Medicine (응급의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
You, Je Sung(유제성) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2074-6745
Lee, Hahn Shick(이한식)
Chung, Sung Pil(정성필) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3074-011X
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/100799
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