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A Retrospective Forensic Study in Head Trauma Patients with Undiagnosed Skull Fractures at Computerised Tomography (CT) Scans

2017-01

Roxana-Maria Duncea, Relu-George Calota, Alec Cosmin Moldovan, Vladimir Belis

Computerized tomography (CT) scan is the primary screening modality of investigations in head trauma victims[1]. Since 1971 when it was invented, CT scan has advanced significantly from time-intensive single-section scanning to multi-detector row CT[2]. Nowadays, rapid and accurate assessment of injuries in emergency departments is based on CT scans. Th ere is a high degree of difficulty in terms of causal link, between the injury and the death causing mechanism in patients, with multiple affections and head trauma[3]. [...]

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