The diagnostic efficacy of computed tomography in detecting diaphragmatic injury secondary to thoracoabdominal penetrating traumas: a comparison with diagnostic laparoscopy


Ilhan M., Bulakci M., Bademler S., Gok A. F. K., Azamat İ. F., Ertekin C.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.21, no.6, pp.484-490, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

BACKGROUND: This study was designed to investigate the diagnostic efficacy of computed tomography (CT) for the detection diaphragmatic injury in cases undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy in left thoracoabdominal penetrating injuries.