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Interventional radiology for paediatric trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19089416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Paediatric interventional radiology plays a cornerstone role in the management of paediatric trauma. In the acute setting, interventional radiology techniques allow minimally invasive control of haemorrhage or re-establishment of blood flow. Percutaneous stenting and drainage can allow disruptions in urinary or biliary systems to heal without the need for further surgery. Interventional radiology techniques also have a significant role in treating delayed complications of trauma, including embolization of arterial pseudoaneurysms and pulmonary embolism prophylaxis in individuals immobilized due to the trauma or its operative treatment.
Manrita K Sidhu; Mark J Hogan; Dennis W W Shaw; Thomas Burdick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-12-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1432-1998     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-24     Completed Date:  2009-08-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
Seattle Radiologists, The Everett Clinic, AIC, Seattle, WA 98104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Pediatrics / methods
Radiography, Interventional / methods*
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods*
Wounds and Injuries / diagnosis*,  surgery*

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