RSNA 2003 

Abstract Archives of the RSNA, 2003


Musculoskeletal (Spinal Trauma)

Scientific Papers

Presented on December 2, 2003


O. Clark West MD, MODERATOR: Nothing to Disclose
Arthur DeSmet MD, MODERATOR: Nothing to Disclose


G22-721     Reformatted Images of the Lumbar Spine from Abdominal Trauma Multi-Detector CT Protocols Can Replace Lumbar Spine Plain Films in Multiple Trauma Patients
Jeffrey Leichter MD | James Rhea MD | Thomas Ptak MD, PhD | Robert Novelline MD

G22-722     Are Plain Radiographs Still Necessary in the Era of Multislice CT in Polytrauma Patients with Suspected Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries?
Sivakumar Manickam MD | Janusz Czechowski MD, PhD | Bruce Adams MD

G22-723     Excluding Unstable Cervical Spine Injury in the Obtunded Blunt Trauma Patient: Is MRI Needed if MDCT is Negative?
Gerard Hogan MD | Stuart Mirvis MD | Kathirkamanathan Shanmuganathan MD

G22-724     Use of Emergency MRI to Predict Motor Recovery after Traumatic Cervical Cord Injury
Shigeru Mitsuhashi MD | Hiroshi Kitahara MD, PhD | Tomonori Sodeyama MD, PhD | Masasumi Murakami MD, PhD

G22-725     An Evaluation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Predicting Mechanical Instability Due to Ligamentous Injury in Trauma Patients
Thomas Ptak MD, PhD | Richard Sacknoff MD | Joanne Tsao MD | James Lawrason MD | James Rhea MD | Robert Novelline MD

G22-726     Does Methylprednisolone Administration Affect MR Lesion Severity in Spinal Cord Injury?
Bradley Leypold MD, PhD | Adam Flanders MD | Anthony Burns MD | Eric Schwartz MD

G22-727     Imaging the Obtunded Blunt Trauma Patient: Reflections on Assessing Cervical Spine Stability
Clint Sliker MD | Stuart Mirvis MD | Kathirkamanathan Shanmuganathan MD

G22-728     Experience with a Standardized Multidetector CT (MDCT) Protocol for the Evaluation of Patients with Severe Multiple Injuries: Experience in 485 Cases
Martin Mack MD | Katrin Eichler MD | Felix Walcher MD | Stefan Rose MD, PhD | Ingo Marzi MD | Thomas Vogl MD

G22-729     Severe Thoracic Kyphosis in the Older Patient in the Absence of Vertebral Fracture: Association of Extreme Curvature with Age
Matthew Heller MD | Walter Bartynski MD | Stephen Grahovac MD | William Rothfus MD

Cite This Abstract

West MD, O, DeSmet MD, A, Musculoskeletal (Spinal Trauma).  Radiological Society of North America 2003 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 30 - December 5, 2003 ,Chicago IL.