Tag: blunt cerebrovascular trauma

Image: PD 1. Detection of blunt carotid/vertebral injury (BCVI) with computed tomography angiography (CTA) is reliable in patients with two of the following risk factors: cervical spine fracture, skull base fracture, Horner’s syndrome, neck soft tissue injury or unexplained neurological deficit.  2. CTA also has a high false-negative rate and a negative...