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
- major incidents
- spine and pelvis
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Competing interests None.
Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the West China Hospital of Sichuan University review board.
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