Items tagged “emergency”

14 results found
Case

Ruptured renal artery aneurysm managed with autotransplantation

The aneurysm is a...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jan Frank Gerstenmaier
Published 10 Mar 2013
98% complete
CT
Article

Emergency CT head (mnemonic)

A useful mnemonic which is used to read an emergency head CT scan is: Blood Can Be Very Bad Mnemonic Using a systematic approach will help to ensure that significant neuropathology will not be missed. B: blood look for epidural hematoma, subdural hematoma, intraparenchymal hemorrhage, intra...
Article

Acute vs chronic ischaemic stroke

Differentiating between acute and chronic infarction on a CT brain is an important skill for many health professionals particularly in the emergency setting: pathology acute: cytotoxic oedema chronic: encephalomalacia; Wallerian degeneration hypoattenuation acute: more dense than CSF chron...
Article

Elbow joint effusion

Recognising an elbow joint effusion on lateral radiographs is an essential radiology skill. While the fluid itself is not discretely seen because it is the same density as the surrounding muscles, an effusion can be inferred by observing displacement of the anterior and / or posterior fat pads s...
Case

Traumatic small bowel injury

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 04 Nov 2013
83% complete
CT
Case

L5/S1 disc protrusion

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Derek Smith
Published 02 Feb 2015
98% complete
MRI
Case

Extradural haemorrhage (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 03 Feb 2015
100% complete
CT
Case

Traumatic brain injury (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
98% complete
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Spinal fracture with cauda equina syndrome (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
98% complete
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Right MCA Infarction (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 04 Feb 2015
98% complete
CT
Article

Skull fractures (summary)

Skull fractures usually occur following significant head injury and may herald underlying neurological pathology. Reference article This is a summary article; we do not have a more in-depth reference article. Summary epidemiology accurate incidence and prevalence unknown 1.3 million trauma...
Article

Gallbladder perforation

Gallbladder perforations are a relatively rare complication that can occur in some situations but occurs most frequent as a result of acute cholecystitis. It can carry a relatively high mortality rate. It can also occur during laparoscopic cholecystectomies with the incidence of gallbladder perf...
Case

Infrarenal aortic aneurysm

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Derek Smith
Published 18 Aug 2015
92% complete
CT
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Right sided colonic diverticulitis

Inflamed divertic...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Sami Elhinnawi
Published 15 Aug 2017
75% complete
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