Traumatic intracranial bleeds
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common and often devastating clinical condition. Prompt and appropriate management of TBI sequelae can significantly alter prognosis, especially in the first 48 hours following injury. Neuroimaging is important in identifying cranial and cerebral damage, assessing the severity of injuries, and guiding surgical treatment. In the first 24 hours following injury, CT is the imaging modality of choice. This is due to its availability, cost effectiveness, short imaging time and relative ease to perform on patients reliant on ventilatory support. This article discusses intracranial bleeds and their appearance on CT scan.
CommentsThe original article is available at http://www.rcsismj.com/ Part of the RCSIsmj collection 2007-8 https://doi.org/10.25419/rcsi.c.6655157.v1
Published CitationBurukan Z, Gupta S. Traumatic intracranial bleeds. RCSIsmj. 2008;1(1):47-48
- Undergraduate Research
PublisherRCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences
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