Imaging of Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic injury to the brain and head has several manifestations, including primary brain parenchymal injuries, secondary brain injury, extra-axial hemorrhage, and vascular injury. In this chapter, we review the mechanisms and imaging appearance of traumatic brain injury on CT, MRI, and cerebrovascular imaging. We also discuss the role of advanced imaging techniques in the investigation of brain trauma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wiggins, WF; Dixon, AX; Kranz, PG

Cited Editors

  • Patlas, MN; Katz, DS; Scaglione, M

Published Date

  • 2020

Book Title

  • Atlas of Emergency Imaging from Head-to-Toe

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 17

Published By

Place of Publication

  • Cham

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 3-030-44092-3

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 978-3-030-44092-3

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-030-44092-3_5-1