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Thoracic Spine Fractures Are Rarely Identified by Chest Radiographs

Miércoles, Agosto 5, 2020

Most of these fractures can be treated conservatively and are not associated with neurologic sequelae.

To better understand the rate and sequelae of thoracic spine fractures identified in the modern era of liberal computed tomography (CT) scanning of trauma patients, researchers performed a secondary analysis of data from the NEXUS Chest CT study.

 

 


NEJM Journal Watch summary, reutilizado con permiso del Grupo NEJM.

 

Código de aprobación: PP-UMC-CHL-0033