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Spinal Trauma and Indications for Advanced Imaging: Unanswered Questions

Tariq Janjua, Benoit Blondeau, Scott Meyer, Fotis Souslian, Atilio Palma, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Keywords : Neurosurgery, Neurotrauma, Spinal trauma

Citation Information : Janjua T, Blondeau B, Meyer S, Souslian F, Palma A, Moscote-Salazar LR. Spinal Trauma and Indications for Advanced Imaging: Unanswered Questions. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2022; 11 (2):88-89.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1390

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Spinal trauma is one of the most devastating trauma emergencies. Imaging evaluation is a fundamental part of knowing the type of injury associated with trauma and is necessary to establish treatment and outcome. We briefly discuss some questions regarding spinal trauma and imaging evaluation.

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