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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE S2 ( June (Supplement-2), 2019 ) > List of Articles

NEUROCRITICAL CARE

CT Imaging in Neurocritical Care

Rajat Bhargava

Keywords : Calcification, Hemorrhage, Sulci

Citation Information : Bhargava R. CT Imaging in Neurocritical Care. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (S2):98-103.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23185

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

CT imaging is the ideal technique for initial evaluation of neurocritical care patients. It is robust, reliable and relatively easy to interpret. Its ability to diagnose hemorrhage, bony fractures, brain edema and herniation in short scanning times makes it an ideal technique for neurological emergencies. The imaging equipment, normal anatomy and imaging findings in pathologies like infarct, hemorrhage, trauma and hydrocephalus are reviewed in the article.


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