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Crush pelvic injury in the Sichuan earthquake evaluated by multidetector CT scanning
  1. Tian-wu Chen1,2,
  2. Zhi-gang Yang1,3,
  3. Zhi-hui Dong1,
  4. Qi-ling Wang1,
  5. Jin Yao1,
  6. Wen Deng1,
  7. Hua Zhuang4
  1. 1Department of Radiology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu Sichuan, China
  2. 2Sichuan Province Key Laboratory of Medical Imaging and Department of Radiology, Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical College, Nanchong Sichuan, China
  3. 3State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu Sichuan, China
  4. 4Department of Ultrasonography, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu Sichuan, China
  1. Correspondence to Zhi-gang Yang, Department of Radiology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, 37 Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China; yangzg1117{at}yahoo.com.cn

Abstract

CT scanning is sensitive and specific for the identification of pelvic fractures and injury to the pelvic wall soft tissue and the pelvic cavity. Crush pelvic trauma in an earthquake can be identified by multidetector CT scanning.

  • Pelvic injury
  • crush injury
  • multidetector computed tomography
  • earthquake
  • imaging
  • imaging
  • CT/MRI
  • major incidents
  • trauma
  • trauma
  • spine and pelvis

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Footnotes

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the West China Hospital of Sichuan University review board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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