Traumatic aortic injury

Dr Craig Hacking et al.

Traumatic aortic injury (TAI) is most often caused by blunt trauma (refered to as BTAI) and is best described in terms of injury location, type and and severity:

See traumatic aortic injury in the exam.

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rID: 55856
System: Vascular
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Blunt traumatic aortic injury
  • TAI
  • BTAI

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